Maine - Communication of Bullying Policy: 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.

Maine Revised Statutes Title 20-A Education Part 3 Elementary and Secondary Education Chapter 223 Health, Nutrition and Safety Subchapter 6 Safety 6554. Prohibition on bullying in public schools

6.  Dissemination of Policy. Each school board shall annually provide the written policies and procedures adopted pursuant to subsection 5 to students, parents, volunteers, administrators, teachers and school staff. The policies and procedures must be posted on the school administrative unit’s publicly accessible website. Each school board shall include in its student handbook a section that addresses in detail the policies and procedures adopted pursuant to subsection 5.

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