West Virginia - 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.

West Virginia Code 18-2C-3. Policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying.

(b) Each county board policy shall, at a minimum, include the following components:

  • (3)  A procedure for reporting prohibited incidents;
  • (4)  A requirement that school personnel report prohibited incidents of which they are aware;
  • (5)  A requirement that parents or guardians of any student involved in an incident prohibited pursuant to this article be notified;
  • (6)  A procedure for documenting any prohibited incident that is reported;
  • (7)  A procedure for responding to and investigating any reported incident;
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