Alaska Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

What term is used in the Alaska anti-bullying laws?

Harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

No.  

What groups are listed under Alaska state law?

There are no specific groups listed in Alaska’s anti-bullying laws.
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Is there a state model policy I can use to create anti-bullying policies at my school or district?

A state model policy is available at the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development Site exit disclaimer. Additionally, view Sample Issues and Areas to Consider When Developing Local Policies for Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying Site exit disclaimer.

Which of the key components can be found in Alaska anti-bullying laws and policies?

Key Components

Present in Alaska State Laws

Present in Alaska Model Policy

DEFINITIONS

Purpose

YES

YES

Scope

YES

YES

Prohibited Behavior

YES

YES

Enumerated Groups

NO

YES

DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT

District Policy

YES

N/A

District Policy Review

NO

N/A

DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS

Definitions

NO

N/A

Reporting

YES

YES

Investigations

NO

YES

Written Records

NO

YES

Consequences

YES

YES

Mental Health

NO

YES

ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS

Communications

YES

YES

Training/Prevention

NO

YES

Transparency/Monitoring

YES

YES

Legal Remedies

NO

NO

NOTE: Click on the Key Components links to get more information about that component.

What are the Alaska state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

See “Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying Site exit disclaimer” by the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development.
Information for this page was developed from “Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011” (U.S. Department of Education).