State law addresses accountability by requiring districts to review and update anti-bullying policies and/or to submit policies to the state for review and approval.
Nevada Revised Statutes 388.1344. Membership; chair; duties.
- Each school safety team established pursuant to NRS 388.1343 must consist of the administrator of the school or his or her designee and the following persons appointed by the administrator: (a) A school counselor, school psychologist or social worker if the school employs a person in such a position full-time; (b) At least one teacher who teaches at the school; (c) At least one parent or legal guardian of a pupil enrolled in the school; (d) A school police officer or school resource officer if the school employs a person in such a position full-time; (e) For a middle school, junior high school or high school, one pupil enrolled in the school; and (f) Any other persons appointed by the administrator.
- The administrator of the school or his or her designee shall serve as the chair of the school safety team.
- The school safety team shall: (a) Meet at least two times each year; (b) Identify and address patterns of bullying or cyber-bullying; (c) Review and strengthen school policies to prevent and address bullying or cyber-bullying; (d) Provide information to school personnel, pupils enrolled in the school and parents and legal guardians of pupils enrolled in the school on methods to address bullying and cyber-bullying; and (e) To the extent money is available, participate in any training conducted by the school district or school regarding bullying and cyber-bullying.