Texas - 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.

Texas Statutes Education Code 37.0382 Bullying Prevention Policies and Procedures

(d) The policy and any necessary procedures adopted under Subsection (c) must be included:

  • (1) annually, in the student and employee school district handbooks; and

  • (2) in the district improvement plan under Section 11.252.

(e) The procedure for reporting bullying established under Subsection (c) must be posted on the district’s Internet website to the extent practicable.

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