Other Web Sources
Massachusetts Students: What to Do If You're Being Bullied, GLAD, May 2010: ""If you are being bullied and your school is not protecting you, your school is not following the law."" Despite the title, this publication doesn't provide ""what to do"" advice, but does provide a great summary of the law's key points.
Bullying, UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools. An extensive list of links to resources on bullying for teachers, parents, law enforcement, and anyone else interested in the topic. Great resource!
Bullying and Cyberbullying, Mass. Attorney General. Suggests ""Advise your child that cyberbullying may be a criminal offense. Electronically-communicated threats and willfully and maliciously directing electronic communications at a specific person that seriously alarm that person and would cause a reasonable person to suffer emotional distress are crimes.""
Cyberbullying Can Have Deadly Consequences, Atty. Millie Anne Cavanaugh. Briefly discusses civil and criminal legal options for victims and their families.
Direct From the Field: A Guide to Bullying Prevention, Mass. Dept. of Public Health. This 123-page publication has been provided to every school districts in Massachusetts. The guide is intended to help schools develop bullying-prevention programs.
Eyes on Bullying Toolkit, Education Development Center, Newton, MA. A 43-page Toolkit ""designed especially for caregivers and parents of preschool and school-age children and youth to use in child care programs, afterschool and youth programs, and camps."" Their website also provides a wealth of information on bullying (and cyber-bullying), as well as free ""Teleseminars"" and podcasts.