State law prohibits bullying behavior.
Louisiana Administrative Code 28 CXV 1303. Bullying
A. Policy. Each LEA shall develop and adopt a policy that prohibits the bullying of a student by another student.
- The bullying policy must be implemented in a manner that is ongoing throughout the year and integrated with a school's curriculum, a school's discipline policies, and other violence prevention efforts.
- The policy shall contain the definition of bullying found in this Section and shall address the following: a. behavior constituting bullying; b. the effect the behavior has on others, including bystanders; and c. the disciplinary and criminal consequences of bullying another student.
Louisiana Revised Statutes 17:416.13 Student code of conduct; requirement; bullying; prohibition; notice; reporting; accountability
B. Bullying Policy. (1) The governing authority of each public elementary and secondary school shall adopt, and incorporate into the student code of conduct, a policy prohibiting the bullying of a student by another student, which includes the definition of bullying as provided in Subsection C of this Section. This policy must be implemented in a manner that is ongoing throughout the school year and integrated with a school’s curriculum, a school’s discipline policies, and other violence prevention efforts.