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.
North Dakota Century Code 15.1-19-18. Bullying - Prohibition by policy
Upon completion of the policy required by this section, a school district shall:
- a. Ensure that the policy is explained to and discussed with its students;
- b. File a copy of the policy with the superintendent of public instruction; and
- c. Make the policy available in student and personnel handbooks.
Each school district shall review and revise its policy as it determines necessary and shall file a copy of the revised policy with the superintendent of public instruction.