• Massachusetts Anti-Bullying Law Amended To Extend Protections To Students Bullied By School Staff
  • September 19, 2013 | Author: Alisia E. St. Florian
  • Law Firm: Murphy, Hesse, Toomey & Lehane, LLP - Quincy Office
  • Governor Patrick has signed into law an amendment to the state’s anti-bullying law, M.G.L. c. 71, § 37O, which effectively extends the protections of the law to students bullied by school staff. Prior to these amendments, the law’s protections were limited to student-on-student bullying.