Kansas Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Kansas state law?

There are no specific groups listed under Kansas 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?

Kansas does not have a state model policy.

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

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

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

What are the Kansas state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit the Kansas Department of Education’s “Bullying PreventionSite exit disclaimer webpage.

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