This evening, I supported the passage of legislation that will begin to combat cyber-bullying in our schools. I have fought hard for this legislation, to protect our children against bullying in the ever-changing world they live in today.
Children today are more computer savvy and spend more time on the Internet than any previous generation. Unfortunately, this has given rise to many heart-breaking examples of bullying expanding to the online community, not just in the schools. With this legislation, we have helped bring the Dignity for All Students Act in line with the socially diverse world of our children.