Arizona Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Harassment, intimidation, or bullying is covered; there were no definitions given.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.  

What groups are listed under Arizona state law?

There are no specific groups listed in 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 model policy.

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

Key Components

Present in Arizona State Laws

DEFINITIONS

Purpose

YES

Scope

YES

Prohibited Behavior

NO

Enumerated Groups

NO

DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT

District Policy

YES

District Policy Review

NO

DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS

Definitions

YES

Reporting

YES

Investigations

YES

Written Records

YES

Consequences

YES

Mental Health

YES

ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS

Communications

YES

Training/Prevention

NO

Transparency/Monitoring

NO

Legal Remedies

NO

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

See “School Safety and Prevention Site exit disclaimer” by the Arizona Department of Education.

Information for this page was developed from “Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011” (U.S. Department of Education).