Wyoming - Bullying Policy Definitions: Policy or Plan Requirements
Wyoming Statutes § 21-4-312. Definitions.
(a) As used in this act:
(i) “Harassment, intimidation or bullying” means any intentional gesture, any intentional electronic communication or any intentional written, verbal or physical act initiated, occurring or received at school that a reasonable person under the circumstances should know will have the effect of:
- (A) Harming a student physically or emotionally, damaging a student's property or placing a student in reasonable fear of personal harm or property damage;
- (B) Insulting or demeaning a student or group of students causing substantial disruption in, or substantial interference with, the orderly operation of the school; or
- (C) Creating an intimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment for a student or group of students through sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive behavior.
(ii) “School” includes a classroom or other location on school premises, a school bus or other school-related vehicle, a school bus stop, an activity or event sponsored by a school, whether or not it is held on school premises, and any other program or function where the school is responsible for the child;
Wyoming Statutes § 21-4-314. School district implementation; state policies, training and technical assistance.
(b) The policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying shall include, without limitation:
- (ii) A definition of “harassment, intimidation or bullying” which includes at minimum the definition as provided in W.S. 21-4-312(a)(i);