Mississippi - Bullying Policy Scope: Policy or Plan Requirements

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

Mississippi Code 1972 37-11-67 Bullying or harassing behavior in public schools prohibited.

(1) As used in this section, "bullying or harassing behavior" is any pattern of gestures or written, electronic or verbal communications, or any physical act or any threatening communication, or any act reasonably perceived as being motivated by any actual or perceived differentiating characteristic, that takes place on school property, at any school-sponsored function, or on a school bus...

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