Delaware Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Bullying. 

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes. 

What groups are listed under Delaware state law?

There are no specific groups listed in Delaware anti-bullying laws.

Schools that receive federal funding are required by federal law to address discrimination on a number of different personal characteristics. Find out when bullying may be a civil rights violation.

Is there a state model policy I can use to create anti-bullying policies at my school or district?

A state model policy Site exit disclaimer is available at the Delaware Department of Education. Site exit disclaimer

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

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Delaware State LawsPresent in Delaware Model Policy
PurposeYESYES
ScopeYESYES
Prohibited BehaviorYESYES
Enumerated GroupsNONO
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Delaware State LawsPresent in Delaware Model Policy
District PolicyYESN/A
District Policy ReviewYESN/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Delaware State LawsPresent in Delaware Model Policy
DefinitionsYESYES
ReportingYESYES
InvestigationsYESYES
Written RecordsNOYES
ConsequencesYESYES
Mental HealthYESYES
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Delaware State LawsPresent in Delaware Model Policy
CommunicationsYESYES
Training/PreventionYESYES
Transparency/MonitoringYESYES
Legal RemediesNONO

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

What are the Delaware state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

See “School Climate and DisciplineSite exit disclaimer by the Delaware Department of Education.

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