California passes three new laws aimed at suicide and bullying prevention
Thursday, 17 October 2019 October is National Bullying Prevention Month. There have been a rash of school bullying incidents reported in Pennsylvania, Maine, and California, in recent weeks. Some of them have been deadly. To fight the worsening problem, California’s governor signed three new laws aimed at preventing bullying and suicides. Carter Evans reports.
The governor of California signed legislation that pushes school start times later. Under the new law, middle schools will start classes at 8 a.m. or after, while high schools will start classes at 8:30 a.m. or after.
SoftBank's robotics arm said on Monday it will bring a food service robot developed by California-based Bear Robotics to Japan as restaurants grapple with labour shortages and a new socially distanced norm as a result of the novel coronavirus. Ciara Lee reports