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AISD tackles cyber bullying

Paula Ward, AISD Director of Guidance and Counseling Paula Ward, AISD Director of Guidance and Counseling

By: Maxine Ridling
NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, TX - From Capitol Hill to Amarillo, efforts to end cyber bullying is being put in its place for AISD schools.

Nationwide, 41% of children admitted to being a victim of cyber bullying. It's also an issue that is continuing to grow in our area. Director of Guidance and Counseling Paula Ward told NewsChannel 10 "Kindergarten - 12th Grade will be informed on cyber bullying and Internet safety throughout the school year. "I'm excited to see how they learn with these lesson plans," Ward said, "it will also be good for the parents because they will be informed also."

Parents will be given the information when their child begins school.

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