There is a new article in the Huffington Post related to the Michigan anti-bullying law that I blogged about last week. VICTORY!!!
I don’t know if you have heard of this bill but Michigan passed a bill, called “Matt’s Safe School Law” that had an added clause protecting those doing the bullying if teachers and students can claim that their actions are rooted in a “sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction.”
I can’t express how relieved I am to know that they have altered the bill to be more appropriate. I was more freaked out by the original story than any thing I’ve read recently about education so I am celebrating the victory.
Watch the video of Senator Gretchen Whitmer if you haven’t seen it. She is my hero right now.