bullying http://kuer.org en Governor Signs Student Safety Bills at Cyprus High http://kuer.org/post/governor-signs-student-safety-bills-cyprus-high <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signed a package of student safety bills this morning at Cyprus High School in Magna. He also spoke to students about preventing suicide among kids in Utah.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The new laws are aimed at preventing youth suicide, bullying and teen traffic accidents caused by distracted driving. But the occasion was mostly focused on suicide, which according to the Utah Department of Health is the second leading cause of death among Utah youth and young adults.</span></p> Fri, 17 May 2013 22:40:27 +0000 Whittney Evans 29471 at http://kuer.org Governor Signs Student Safety Bills at Cyprus High Youth Suicide Prevention Bill Moves Out of Senate http://kuer.org/post/youth-suicide-prevention-bill-moves-out-senate <p>A bill that would require schools to notify the parents of children who are being bullied or who have threatened suicide has passed out of the Utah Senate today. Sen. Luz Robles, D-Salt Lake says <a href="http://le.utah.gov/~2013/bills/sbillint/SB0184S01.htm">SB184</a> is aimed at helping parents share responsibility with the schools and allow them to be more engaged in what happens with their children.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 21:29:00 +0000 Brian Grimmett 25925 at http://kuer.org Youth Suicide Prevention Bill Moves Out of Senate