Iowa - Bullying Policy Consequences: Policy or Plan Requirements

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

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

2018 Iowa Code 280.28 Title VII Education and Cultural Affairs, Subtitle 6 School Districts, Chapter 280 Uniform School Requirements - Harassment and bullying prohibited - policy - immunity.

  1. Policy.
    On or before September 1, 2007, the board of directors of a school district and the authorities in charge of each accredited nonpublic school shall adopt a policy declaring harassment and bullying in schools, on school property, and at any school function, or school-sponsored activity regardless of its location, in a manner consistent with this section, as against state and school policy.
    • d. The consequences and appropriate remedial action for a person who violates the antiharassment and antibullying policy.

Iowa Administrative Code, Education Department Chapter 12, Title II Accredited schools and school districts, General accreditation standards, 281 12.3(256) Administration

12.3(13) Policy declaring harassment and bullying against state and school policy

  • d. The consequences and appropriate remedial action for a person who violates the antiharassment and antibullying policy.
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