The Assembly Bill No. 746 Case Study

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The Assembly Bill No. 746 Chapter 72 was created to amend Section 32261 of the Education Code. As an extension to the Interagency School Safety Demonstration Act of 1985, this law updates the definition of bullying to include the “post on a social network Internet Web site” (A.B. 746, 2011). Approved by the governor of California in July 7, 2011, the objective of this law was to ensure the ensure students, defined as pupils, of public schools their rights to attend classes in a safe and secure environment. As a way to avoid the development of criminal behavior, the state government has coordinated with schools, community leaders, and local law enforcement agencies to prevent school-related violence such as hate crimes and bullying. While
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