Texas - Bullying Policy Reporting and Investigations: Policy or Plan Requirements

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

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

Texas Statutes Education Code 37.0382 Bullying Prevention Policies and Procedures

(c) The board of trustees of each school district shall adopt a policy, including any necessary procedures, concerning bullying that:

  • (6) establishes procedures for reporting an incident of bullying, including procedures for a student to anonymously report an incident of bullying, investigating a reported incident of bullying, and determining whether the reported incident of bullying occurred;
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