MN House panel forwards school anti-bullying bill
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A bill at the Capitol to strengthen state laws against bullying in schools has passed its first committee hurdle.
The House Education Policy Committee approved the bill Thursday night. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports it requires all school districts to enact their own bullying prevention policies, and sets aside $1 million in state funds for the Department of Education to help schools formulate their policies.
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