Bullying Laws in Alabama

Alabama Code Title 16. Education § 16-28B-3 Jamari Terrell Williams Student Bullying Prevention Act (June 1, 2018). “No student shall engage in or be subjected to bullying, intimidation, violence, or threats of violence on or off of school property, on a school bus, or at any school-sponsored function by any other student in his or…

Bullying Laws in Arkansas

2019: Act 1029, an Act to Amend the State Anti-Bullying Policy. “Bullying” includes cyberbullying as defined in this section.  (https://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/Acts/Document?type=pdf&act=1029&ddBienniumSession=2019%2F2019R) 2015: AR Code § 5-71-217 (2015) : (a) As used in this section: (1) “Communication” means the electronic communication of information of a person’s choosing between or among points specified by the person without change…

Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L: When Can a School Discipline a Student for Online Speech?

Yesterday I had the opportunity to participate in a panel to discuss the pending Supreme Court case Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. Other panelists were Dr. Eric Kasper, a Professor of Political Science who teaches constitutional law at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and who directs the Menard Center for Constitutional Studies, and Darpana…

Developing a Positive School Climate to Prevent Bullying and Cyberbullying

[Note: To download a .pdf version of this resource, just click on the image above.] Spanish Translation Available Here Much research has shown that a positive school climate contributes to a variety of behavioral, emotional, and academic outcomes that educators hope to achieve. Our research demonstrates that students who report a positive climate at school…

Cyberbullying Research in the Vietnam

Here is the research we’ve found on cyberbullying in Vietnam, with the most recent first. Please email us if you have any articles to add with the details ordered in the same format as the others.     Authors: Tien Le, Q Year: 2020 Title: A Study of the Core Relationship between Cyberbullying and Coping…

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Digital Dating Abuse Among Teens: Our Research, and What We Must Do

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and we’re doing our part to help equip and empower young people to make wise decisions in their romantic relationships. Most recently, we published a new research paper entitled “Digital Dating Abuse Among a National Sample of U.S. Youth” in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence to illuminate how…

Vermont

Vermont (VT) Model Bullying Policy

Below is the model bullying policy made available by the Vermont State Department of Education for school districts within Vermont to use when crafting their own bullying and cyberbullying policies. Each state’s policies vary when it comes to how they: define bullying, harassment, threats, intimidation, and violence; expect reporting and investigating to be carried out,…

Utah

Utah (UT) Model Bullying Policy

Below is the model bullying policy made available by the Utah State Department of Education for school districts within Utah to use when crafting their own bullying and cyberbullying policies. Each state’s policies vary when it comes to how they: define bullying, harassment, threats, intimidation, and violence; expect reporting and investigating to be carried out,…

Oklahoma

Oklahoma (OK) Model Bullying Policy

Below is the model bullying policy made available by the Oklahoma State Department of Education for school districts within Oklahoma to use when crafting their own bullying and cyberbullying policies. Each state’s policies vary when it comes to how they: define bullying, harassment, threats, intimidation, and violence; expect reporting and investigating to be carried out,…

New York

New York (NY) Model Bullying Policy

Below is the model bullying policy made available by the New York State Department of Education for school districts within New York to use when crafting their own bullying and cyberbullying policies. Each state’s policies vary when it comes to how they: define bullying, harassment, threats, intimidation, and violence; expect reporting and investigating to be…

New Hampshire

New Hampshire (NH) Model Bullying Policy

Below is the model bullying policy made available by the New Hampshire State Department of Education for school districts within New Hampshire to use when crafting their own bullying and cyberbullying policies. Each state’s policies vary when it comes to how they: define bullying, harassment, threats, intimidation, and violence; expect reporting and investigating to be…

Mississippi

Mississippi (MS) Model Bullying Policy

Below is the model bullying policy made available by the Mississippi State Department of Education for school districts within Mississippi to use when crafting their own bullying and cyberbullying policies. Each state’s policies vary when it comes to how they: define bullying, harassment, threats, intimidation, and violence; expect reporting and investigating to be carried out,…

Idaho

Idaho (ID) Model Bullying Policy

Below is the model bullying policy made available by the Idaho State Department of Education for school districts within Idaho to use when crafting their own bullying and cyberbullying policies. Each state’s policies vary when it comes to how they: define bullying, harassment, threats, intimidation, and violence; expect reporting and investigating to be carried out,…