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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs a bill into law Wednesday, April 9, that requires schools to have anti-bullying policies. In a ceremony outside the Capitol, he was joined by the bill's authors Rep. Jim Davnie (center right) and Sen. Scott Dibble (right), student advocate Jake Ross (left) and other students, teachers, parents and supporters. (Photo courtesy of governor's office)

Dayton signs anti-bullying bill

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ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton put pen on paper 15 hours after final legislative approval of an anti-bullying bill, enacting a new law requiring schools to have bullying prevention policies and providing guidance about how they would be written.


Dayton signed the bill late Wednesday afternoon in front of many legislators and dozens of the bill's other supporters.

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