New Mexico - Bullying Policy Reporting and Investigations: 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.

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.12.7.8 Requirements

(C) The anti-bullying policy shall at least include, but shall not be limited to:

  • (4) procedures for reporting incidents of bullying and cyberbullying which ensure confidentiality to those reporting bullying or cyberbullying incidents and protection from reprisal, retaliation or false accusation against victims, witnesses or others with information regarding a bullying or cyberbullying incident;

New Mexico Administrative Code 6.12.7.8 Requirements

(C) The anti-bullying policy shall at least include, but shall not be limited to:

  • (7) procedures for investigation by administration of incidents reported pursuant to the anti-bullying policy;
  • (8) a requirement that teachers and other school staff report any incidents of bullying and cyberbullying;
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