Minnesota - Bullying Policy Scope: 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.

Minnesota Statutes 2018 Education Code, Chapter 121A Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Behavior 121A.031 School Student Bullying Policy

Subdivision 1.  Student bullying policy; scope and application.

(a) This section applies to bullying by a student against another student enrolled in a public school and which occurs:

  • (1) on the school premises, at the school functions or activities, or on the school transportation;
  • (2) by use of electronic technology and communications on the school premises, during the school functions or activities, on the school transportation, or on the school computers, networks, forums, and mailing lists; or
  • (3) by use of electronic technology and communications off the school premises to the extent such use substantially and materially disrupts student learning or the school environment.
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