Louisiana Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Louisiana state law?

There are no specific groups listed under Louisiana 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?

The Louisiana state model policy (PDF - 95 KB) Site exit disclaimer is available on the Louisiana Department of Education website. Site exit disclaimer

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

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Louisiana State LawsPresent in Louisiana Model Policy
PurposeYESYES
ScopeYESYES
Prohibited BehaviorYESYES
Enumerated GroupsNONO
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Louisiana State LawsPresent in Louisiana Model Policy
District PolicyYESN/A
District Policy ReviewNON/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Louisiana State LawsPresent in Louisiana Model Policy
DefinitionsYESYES
ReportingYESYES
InvestigationsYESYES
Written RecordsYESYES
ConsequencesYESYES
Mental HealthNOYES
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Louisiana State LawsPresent in Louisiana Model Policy
CommunicationsYESYES
Training/PreventionYESNO
Transparency/MonitoringYESNO
Legal RemediesYESNO

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

What are the Louisiana state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit “BullyingSite exit disclaimer by the Louisiana 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