After Newtown is a program that focuses on the devastating events that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month. Anchored by Gwen Ifill, the PBS Special addresses such issues as access to guns and the politics of gun laws; mental illness in young adults; the science of detecting violent impulses; and how communities react to unspeakable tragedy. The program features contributions from PBS NewsHour, FRONTLINE, Washington Week, Need to Know, and NOVA. The program has been made available in its entirety on Youtube and we thought we would share it with you in case you missed the broadcast.
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From eSchool News from staff 4/6/2012:
With awareness of the dangers of cyber bullying on the rise, many states are working to revise their laws on harassment to bring them in line with the digital era. But the struggles of two states in particular: Arizona and Connecticut, show how hard it can be for lawmakers to find a middle ground between protecting student safety and honoring free-speech rights. Read the whole story. We’d like to hear from you; what do you think are the important components of sound anti-bullying legislation?
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