Arizona Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Arizona state law?

There are no specific groups listed under Arizona 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?

Arizona does not have a state model policy.

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

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

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

What are the Arizona state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit the Arizona Department of Education’s “Resources for Bullying PreventionSite 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).


Content last updated on June 28, 2016