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Expected Behaviors in Safe and Supportive Schools



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. U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launch new Stop Bullying website


Cyberbullying PowerPoint

Bullying Resources

Best Practices in Bullying Prevention

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Giving Teachers Tools to Stop Bullying: Free Training Toolkit Now Available


Additional Links: (NEW) (NEW) "Taking the Bully by the Horns"