Idaho Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.  

What groups are listed under Idaho state law?

There are no specific groups listed under Idaho 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 Idaho school safety and violence policy and procedures manual (PDF - 239 KB) is available on the Idaho Department of Education website.

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

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Idaho State LawsPresent in Idaho Board Policy
PurposeYESYES
ScopeNOYES
Prohibited BehaviorYESYES
Enumerated GroupsNONO
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Idaho State LawsPresent in Idaho Board Policy
District PolicyYESN/A
District Policy ReviewNON/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Idaho State LawsPresent in Idaho Board Policy
DefinitionsNOYES
ReportingNOYES
InvestigationsNOYES
Written RecordsNOYES
ConsequencesYESYES
Mental HealthNONO
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Idaho State LawsPresent in Idaho Board Policy
CommunicationsYESYES
Training/PreventionNOYES
Transparency/MonitoringNONO
Legal RemediesNONO

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

What are the Idaho state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit “Bullying and Harassment” by the Idaho 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