Bullying Prevention (or Procrastination) Plans?
Under a law signed by Governor Patrick in May 2010, all Massachusetts schools had a December 31, 2010 deadline for filing comprehensive bullying prevention and intervention plans. On November 10, only 3 of the 394 school communities had responded. On December 31, it was reported early in the day that 355 had submitted their plans, but right before the deadline, a flood of plans came in, resulting in 99 percent compliance (only six schools failed to meet the deadline). I believe 99% compliance is an outstanding result, however I do have a few questions: Were the plans submitted comprehensive? Did the schools take theRead More →