New Mexico - Bullying Policy Review and Update: 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

F. Every local school board shall submit to the department, as directed by the department, assurances of:

  • (1) adoption and implementation of a policy addressing bullying and cyberbullying; and
  • (2) review and, if necessary, revision of disciplinary polices to ensure that the policies address cyberbullying; and
  • (3) implementation of cyberbullying training for all licensed school employees.

G. Every local school board and every charter school shall submit to the department, as directed by the department, assurances of implementation of bullying and cyberbullying prevention programs.

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