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

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What are the Idaho state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

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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) (PDF - 4.6 MB).


Content last updated on June 28, 2016