Georgia - Bullying Harassment and Intimidation Policy: Policy or Plan Requirements

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to adopt comprehensive anti-bullying policies addressing all U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.

Georgia Administrative Code 160-4-8.15. Student Discipline

  1. Each local board of education shall adopt policies, applicable to students in grades 6 through 12 that prohibit bullying of a student by another student and shall require such prohibition to be included in the student code of conduct in that school system. Local board policies shall require that, upon a finding that a student in grades 6 through 12 has committed the offense of bullying for the third time in a school year, such student shall be assigned to an alternative school.

2017 Georgia Code 20-2-751.4 Policies prohibiting bullying; assignment to alternative school; notice

(b) No later than August 1, 2011:

  • (1) Each local board of education shall adopt a policy that prohibits bullying of a student by another student and shall require such prohibition to be included in the student code of conduct for schools in that school system;
    Georgia General Assembly

Georgia Administrative Code 160-4-8.15. Student Discipline

  1. Each local board of education shall adopt policies, applicable to students in grades 6 through 12 that prohibit bullying of a student by another student and shall require such prohibition to be included in the student code of conduct in that school system. Local board policies shall require that, upon a finding that a student in grades 6 through 12 has committed the offense of bullying for the third time in a school year, such student shall be assigned to an alternative school.

2017 Georgia Code 20-2-751.4 Policies prohibiting bullying; assignment to alternative school; notice

(b) No later than August 1, 2011:

  • (1) Each local board of education shall adopt a policy that prohibits bullying of a student by another student and shall require such prohibition to be included in the student code of conduct for schools in that school system;
    Georgia General Assembly
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