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August 21, 2012
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New rules in place to battle bullies

Bullies in Douglas County schools have been put on notice, as well as those people responsible for reporting acts of bullying.

School board members last week approved the first reading of changes to board and administratively policies collectively entitled, “Safe and Respectful Learning Environments.” The changes comply with new state laws that not only define bullying, including cyber-bullying, but mandate specific actions be taken in instances of bullying.

“The NRS has done what it intended to do — bring it to our awareness,” said Assistant Superintendent Lyn Gorrindo. “Administrators are aware of the importance of documenting it.”

“What distinguishes bullying …

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