District of Columbia - Bullying Policy Definitions: 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.

District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 2599 DEFINITIONS

"Bullying" - repeated intentional behavior that occurs in order to intentionally harm others through verbal or non verbal Harassment, physical Assault, or other more subtle methods of coercion. Such behavior may include, but is not limited to, manipulation, teasing, taunting, threatening, hitting, stealing, destroying person al property, sending threatening/abusive emails, text messages, or other electronic communications.

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