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 and guidance document analyzed for this profile are no longer available online.

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

DEFINITIONS
Key Components Present in Alaska State Laws Present in Alaska Model Policy
Purpose YES YES
Scope YES YES
Prohibited Behavior YES YES
Enumerated Groups NO YES
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key Components Present in Alaska State Laws Present in Alaska Model Policy
District Policy YES N/A
District Policy Review NO N/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key Components Present in Alaska State Laws Present in Alaska Model Policy
Definitions NO N/A
Reporting YES YES
Investigations NO YES
Written Records NO YES
Consequences YES YES
Mental Health NO YES
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key Components Present in Alaska State Laws Present in Alaska Model Policy
Communications YES YES
Training/Prevention NO YES
Transparency/Monitoring YES YES
Legal Remedies NO NO

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What are the Alaska state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit the Alaska Department of Education & Early Development’s “School Counseling & Behavioral Health: Bullying, Cyber BullyingSite exit disclaimer webpage.

The key component framework used in the analysis of state laws is based on the review of legislation presented in the “Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011 ” (U.S. Department of Education) (PDF - 4.6 MB).


Content last updated on June 28, 2016