Expected Behaviors in Safe and Supportive Schools

Bullying/Harassment/Intimidation

 


Policy 4373:  Expected Behaviors in Safe and Supportive Schools

Bullying/Harassment/Intimidation. A student will not bully/intimidate/harass another student. According to W.Va. Code §18-2C-2, "harassment, intimidation or bullying" means any intentional gesture, or any intentional written, verbal or physical act or threat that: (a) a reasonable person under the circumstances should know will have the effect of : (1) harming a student; (2) damaging a student's property; (3) placing a student in reasonable fear of harm to his or her person; or (4) placing a student in reasonable fear of damage to his or her property; or (b) is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an intimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment for a student.


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Additional Links:

http://www.eyesonbullying.org (NEW)

https://msisac.cisecurity.org/cyber-pledge/ (NEW)

http://stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/index.asp  

http://www.safetyzone.org/publications.html

http://psalinks.org/

http://kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/behavior/bullies.html

http://www.aacap.org/publications/factsfam/80.htm

http://www.naspcenter.org/factsheets/bullying_fs.html

http://www.bam.gov/

http://kathynoll.com "Taking the Bully by the Horns"