State law requires districts to adopt comprehensive anti-bullying policies addressing all U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.
How to Work With the School to Address Bullying: A Resource for Parents, Guardians and Family Members
Site addresses bullying, harassment, and intimidation prevention.
Minnesota Statutes 121A.031 School Student Bullying Policy
Subd. 4. Local policy components.
(b) Professional development under a local policy includes, but is not limited to, information about:
- (1) developmentally appropriate strategies both to prevent and to immediately and effectively intervene to stop prohibited conduct;
- (2) the complex dynamics affecting an actor, target, and witnesses to prohibited conduct;
- (3) research on prohibited conduct, including specific categories of students at risk for prohibited conduct in school;
- (4) the incidence and nature of cyberbullying; and
- (5) Internet safety and cyberbullying.
Model Student Bullying Prohibition Policy
Model policy addresses bullying, harassment, and intimidation.
Safe and Supportive Schools Act
Site provides guidance on investigating, reporting and responding to noncompliance of a bullying prohibition policy.