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Bonus Digital Issue
Social media, cell phones, and other means of technology have opened new gateways for students to be harassed, bullied, and intimidated by their peers. This digital issue of Policy Priorities addresses cyberbullying, how it affects students, and what policies and prevention tools are available to help curb this new form of bullying that can cause extreme mental anguish and harm to students. Read how educator, policymakers, and the community can help stop cyberbullying.
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With the long-awaited enactment of the Every Student Succeeds Act in December 2015, the focus now is on developing regulations for the law before the end of the Obama administration. These regulations—which will detail the requirements to implement and enforce the law—provide the means to achieve the legislative outcome decided by Congress. This brief reviews the regulatory process for ESSA, which includes negotiated rulemaking, and how it may influence state and local responsibilities for implementation.
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