Utah - Communication of Bullying Policy: Policy or Plan Requirements

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

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

Utah Code 53G-9-605. Bullying, cyber-bullying, hazing, abusive conduct, and retaliation policy.

(4) A copy of a policy shall be:

  • (a) included in student conduct handbooks;
  • (b) included in employee handbooks;
  • (c) provided to a parent or a guardian of a student enrolled in the charter school or school district; and
  • (d) distributed to parents.

Utah Administrative Code R277-613-4. LEA Responsibility to Create Bullying Policies. [Repealed and revised as of 10/1/2018]

B. Each LEA shall:

  • (1) post a copy of its policy on the LEA website; and
  • (2) provide a copy of the LEA policy or uniform resource locator (URL) to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Utah State Office of Education.
    Utah Office of Administrative Rules
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