Published Online: January 11, 2011
Published in Print: January 12, 2011, as New Jersey Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Measure

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New Jersey Governor Signs Anti-Bullying Measure

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed an anti-bullying bill that advocates say is one of the toughest of its kind in the nation.

The retooled law requires anti-bullying programs and policies in public schools. Previously, like the anti-bullying laws in most states, such measures had only been recommended. Now, New Jersey schools will be required to have anti-bullying specialists and report incidents to the state.

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