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

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

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

Idaho Statutes 33-512 Governance of Schools.

The board of trustees of each school district shall have the following powers and duties:
(6) To prescribe rules for the disciplining of unruly or insubordinate pupils, including rules on student harassment, intimidation and bullying, such rules to be included in a district discipline code adopted by the board of trustees and a summarized version thereof to be provided in writing at the beginning of each school year to the teachers and students in the district in a manner consistent with the student's age, grade and level of academic achievement;


Idaho Administrative Code 08.02.03.160 Safe Environment and Discipline.

Each school district will have a comprehensive districtwide policy and procedure encompassing the following:

  • School Climate

  • Discipline

  • Student Health

  • Violence Prevention

  • Possessing Weapons on Campus

  • Substance Abuse - Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drugs

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Student Harassment

  • Drug-free School Zones

  • Building Safety including Evacuation Drills

  • Relationship Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Districts will conduct an annual review of these policies and procedures. (See Section 33-1612) Effective date (3-20-14)
Source: Idaho Office of the Administrative Rules Coordinator


Idaho Statutes 33-512 Governance of Schools.

The board of trustees of each school district shall have the following powers and duties:
(6) To prescribe rules for the disciplining of unruly or insubordinate pupils, including rules on student harassment, intimidation and bullying, such rules to be included in a district discipline code adopted by the board of trustees and a summarized version thereof to be provided in writing at the beginning of each school year to the teachers and students in the district in a manner consistent with the student's age, grade and level of academic achievement;


Idaho Administrative Code 08.02.03.160 Safe Environment and Discipline.

Each school district will have a comprehensive districtwide policy and procedure encompassing the following:

  • School Climate

  • Discipline

  • Student Health

  • Violence Prevention

  • Possessing Weapons on Campus

  • Substance Abuse - Tobacco, Alcohol, and Other Drugs

  • Suicide Prevention

  • Student Harassment

  • Drug-free School Zones

  • Building Safety including Evacuation Drills

  • Relationship Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Districts will conduct an annual review of these policies and procedures. (See Section 33-1612) Effective date (3-20-14)
Source: Idaho Office of the Administrative Rules Coordinator

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