SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — All 55,000 San Francisco public school students are learning how to spot and avoid cyber bullying. In an effort to teach kids how to be safe and smart online, Common Sense Media is heading a program for K through 12th grade on the topic along with privacy and ethical behavior.
Merve Lapus with Common Sense told us their program is now being implemented as part of the curriculum.READ MORE: Brush Fire Burns In North San Jose Near Coyote Creek
“Sometimes kids that engage in cyber bullying aren’t necessarily being malicious. Sometimes they’re just mad about one thing,” Lapus said.
Andre is a 7th grader at Aptos Middle School and thinks the district wide training will be helpful.READ MORE: Police in Oakland Investigate Shooting at 8th and Broadway Near Chinatown