State law addresses bullying prevention.
Alabama Course of Study: Health Education Fifth Grade Mental and Emotional Health
- Explain prevention and intervention techniques related to bullying.
Alabama Course of Study: Health Education Second Grade
Second-grade students learn to identify warnings on product packages, effects of pollutants on the environment, and safety rules regarding weapons. They gain an understanding of how bullying can be hurtful and learn positive ways to respond to conflict.
Alabama State Department of Education: Jamari Terrell Williams Student Bullying Model Policy
Section 1: Bullying, Intimidation, Violence, and Threats of Violence Prohibited.
No student shall engage in nor should any be subjected to bullying, violence, threats of violence or intimidation by any other student that is based on any of the specific characteristics set forth in this policy. Students who violate this policy will be subject to appropriate disciplinary sanctions as specified in the Student Code of Conduct, subject to the investigating school administrator’s authority and decision.
Section 6: Promulgation of Policy and Related Procedures, Rules, and Forms
This policy and any procedures, rules and forms developed and approved to implement the policy will be published on the website of each local board of education and school, shall be available at each school office, and shall be included in the student handbook that is distributed to each student at the beginning of each school year.