'Emotional harm' could become part of anti-bullying law

Staff writerFebruary 21, 2014 

Lawmakers are considering whether to expand the state's anti-bullying laws to include forms of "emotional harm" against students.

Taylor Winkel of Northwest News Network reports:

"Supporters say the change is needed to address forms of harassment that can lead to depression and even suicide. However, opponents argue the term "emotional harm" is overly broad."

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