Massachusetts - HE K-12 curriculum—bullying prevention (MS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses bullying prevention.

General Laws of Massachusetts Chapter 69. Section 1D : Statewide educational goals: academic standards

The standards shall provide for instruction in the issues of nutrition and exercise. The standards may provide for instruction in the issues of physical education, human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome education, violence prevention, including teen dating violence, bullying prevention, conflict resolution and drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse prevention.


General Laws of Massachusetts Chapter 71. Section 370: Bullying prevention and intervention plans

(c) Each school district, charter school, approved private day or residential school and collaborative school shall provide age-appropriate instruction on bullying prevention in each grade that is incorporated into the curriculum of the school district or school. The curriculum shall be evidence-based.

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