Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

What term is used in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands anti-bullying laws?

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands administrative code addresses bullying, harassment, and intimidation.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.  

What groups are listed under the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands state law?

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands administrative code prohibits bullying that is motivated by the following actual or perceived characteristics:

  • Race
  • National origin
  • Marital status
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Religion
  • Ancestry
  • Physical attributes
  • Socio-economic status
  • Familial status
  • Physical or mental ability or disability

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 CNMI State Board of Education administrative code is available on the CNMI Public School System Site exit disclaimer website.

Which of the key components can be found in Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands anti-bullying laws and policies?

Key Components

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Northern Mariana Islands Laws

Present in Commonwealth of the 

Northern Mariana Islands Board Policy

DEFINITIONS

Purpose

 

YES

Scope

 

YES

Prohibited Behavior

 

YES

Enumerated Groups

 

YES

DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT

District Policy

 

N/A

District Policy Review

 

N/A

DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS

Definitions

 

N/A

Reporting

 

YES

Investigations

 

NO

Written Records

 

NO

Consequences

 

YES

Mental Health

 

NO

ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS

Communications

 

YES

Training/Prevention

 

NO

Transparency/Monitoring

 

NO

Legal Remedies

 

NO

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

What are the Massachusetts state laws that cover bullying?

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