MN Senate approves bill outlawing harassment in schools
On a 43-22 vote, the Senate approved a bill requiring school boards to adopt a policy that prohibits harassment. The policy applies to students and school workers.
"The fact is some kids suffer vastly more significant forms of harassment," Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, said, specifically saying gay students often are victims.
"We don't tolerate this type of activity from adults; why do we tolerate it from kids?" he added.
But Republicans opposed the measure.
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