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 under 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?

The Alaska state model policy (PDF - 95 KB) Site exit disclaimer and guidance document (PDF - 37 KB) Site exit disclaimer are available on the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development website. Site exit disclaimer

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

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Alaska State LawsPresent in Alaska Model Policy
PurposeYESYES
ScopeYESYES
Prohibited BehaviorYESYES
Enumerated GroupsNOYES
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Alaska State LawsPresent in Alaska Model Policy
District PolicyYESN/A
District Policy ReviewNON/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Alaska State LawsPresent in Alaska Model Policy
DefinitionsNON/A
ReportingYESYES
InvestigationsNOYES
Written RecordsNOYES
ConsequencesYESYES
Mental HealthNOYES
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Alaska State LawsPresent in Alaska Model Policy
CommunicationsYESYES
Training/PreventionNOYES
Transparency/MonitoringYESYES
Legal RemediesNONO

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

Visit “School SafetySite 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) (PDF - 4.6 MB).


Content last updated on March 31, 2014