JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) –  Missouri lawmakers are calling for efforts to combat school bullying.

Legislators and were expected to discuss the legislation during a news conference Monday in the state Capitol building.

One proposal would develop definitions for “cyber-bullying” and instruct schools to develop policies to combat online bullying.

The efforts to combat school bullying are backed by the Safe Schools Coalition, which represents 40 organizations across

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