Goshen News, Goshen, IN

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October 7, 2013

New software program helps schools track bullying

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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. —

Meanwhile, parents and students can use a Web portal to report bullying allegations. Those too must be investigated, Townsend said.

Freiwald said New Jersey's state education officials are able to review the information – with individual names redacted – to spot areas where bullying instances are high.

"They want to see the trends," she added.

Other states are considering bills patterned after New Jersey's law, Pennsylvania among them. A bipartisan group of 95 state representatives is working to push the Pa. Safe Schools (Pass) Act through the House.

Hurst writes for The Tribune-Democrat in Johnstown, Pa.

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