Guam Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Harassment, intimidation, bullying, cyberbullying, sexting, and sexual harassment.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Guam law?

The following groups are listed under Guam anti-bullying laws:

  • Religion
  • Race
  • Color
  • National origin
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
  • Disability
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Socio-economic status
  • Any other distinguishing characteristic

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

The Guam model policy Site exit disclaimer is available on the Guam Department of Education website. Site exit disclaimer

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

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Guam LawsPresent in Guam Board Policy
PurposeYESNO
ScopeYESYES
Prohibited BehaviorYESYES
Enumerated GroupsYESYES
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Guam LawsPresent in Guam Board Policy
District PolicyYESN/A
District Policy ReviewYESN/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Guam LawsPresent in Guam Board Policy
DefinitionsYESYES
ReportingYESYES
InvestigationsYESYES
Written RecordsNOYES
ConsequencesYESYES
Mental HealthNOYES
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Guam LawsPresent in Guam Board Policy
CommunicationsYESYES
Training/PreventionYESYES
Transparency/MonitoringYESYES
Legal RemediesYESNO

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

What are the Guam laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit “Bullying PreventionSite exit disclaimer by the Guam Department of Education.


Content last updated on March 31, 2014