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

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

2017 Maryland Code Education 7-424.1 Model policy prohibiting bullying, harassment and intimidation

(c)  Development of policy by county boards. --

  • (1) Each county board shall establish a policy prohibiting bullying, harassment, or intimidation at school based on the model policy.
  • (2) The policy shall address the components of the model policy specified in subsection (b)(2) of this section.
  • (3) A county board shall develop the policy in consultation with representatives of the following groups:
    • (i) Parents or guardians of students;
    • (ii) School employees and administrators;
    • (iii) School volunteers;
    • (iv) Students; and
    • (v) Members of the community.

2017 Maryland Code Education 7-424.1 Model policy prohibiting bullying, harassment and intimidation

(c)  Development of policy by county boards. --

  • (1) Each county board shall establish a policy prohibiting bullying, harassment, or intimidation at school based on the model policy.
  • (2) The policy shall address the components of the model policy specified in subsection (b)(2) of this section.
  • (3) A county board shall develop the policy in consultation with representatives of the following groups:
    • (i) Parents or guardians of students;
    • (ii) School employees and administrators;
    • (iii) School volunteers;
    • (iv) Students; and
    • (v) Members of the community.
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