State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response, or requires districts to review district policy content.
Bullying Prevention Toolkit
Bullying Prevention Toolkit provides information to aid efforts to prevent bullying.
Official Code of Georgia Annotated 20-2-751.4 Policies prohibiting bullying; assignment to alternative school; notice
(b) No later than August 1, 2011:
- (1) Each local board of education shall adopt a policy that prohibits bullying of a student by another student and shall require such prohibition to be included in the student code of conduct for schools in that school system;
The Harsh Reality of Bullying - Training Module
The PowerPoint, “The Harsh Reality of Bullying”, may be used as an introduction on the impact of bullying and why it is important for schools to develop and sustain bullying prevention strategies.