Missouri - 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.

Missouri Revised Statutes 160.775 Antibullying policy required

  1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, any school district shall have jurisdiction to prohibit cyberbullying that originates on a school’s campus or at a district activity if the electronic communication was made using the school’s technological resources, if there is a sufficient nexus to the educational environment, or if the electronic communication was made on the school’s campus or at a district activity using the student’s own personal technological resources. The school district may discipline any student for such cyberbullying to the greatest extent allowed by law.

Missouri Revised Statutes 160.775 Antibullying policy required

  1. Bullying of students is prohibited on school property, at any school function, or on a school bus.
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