State law requires districts to adopt anti-bullying policies addressing some U.S. Department of Education-recommended policy requirements.
92 Nebraska Administrative Code 10-011. Accreditation of Schools
011.01G Pursuant to 79-2,141 (2) R.R.S., each school district shall develop and adopt a specific policy to address incidents of dating violence involving students at school. This policy shall include a statement that dating violence will not be tolerated.
Bullying Policy Development
The page provides guidance to schools and school districts developing bullying policies.
Nebraska Revised Statutes 79-2,137. School district; development and adoption of bullying prevention and education policy; review.
(3) On or before July 1, 2009, each school district as defined in section 79-101 shall develop and adopt a policy concerning bullying prevention and education for all students.
Nebraska Revised Statutes 79-2,144. State school security director; duties.
The state school security director appointed pursuant to section 79-2,143 shall be responsible for providing leadership and support for safety and security for the public schools. Duties of the director include, but are not limited to: (10) Recommending curricular and extracurricular materials to assist school districts in preventing and responding to cyberbullying and digital citizenship issues.
Nebraska State Board of Education Policy: Anti-Bullying
The State Board of Education policy on anti-bullying addresses recommendations for bullying/cyberbullying, intimidation, or harassment prvention policies.