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 (CNMI) does not have an anti-bullying law. The CNMI 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 law?

The following groups are listed under the CNMI administrative code:

  • 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 model policy I can use to create anti-bullying policies at my school or district?

The CNMI Board of Education administrative code (PDF - 3.2 MB) Site exit disclaimer is available on the CNMI Public School System website (PDF - 3.2 MB). Site exit disclaimer CNMI does not have a state model policy.

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

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Board Policy
PurposeYES
ScopeYES
Prohibited BehaviorYES
Enumerated GroupsYES
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Board Policy
District PolicyN/A
District Policy ReviewN/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Board Policy
DefinitionsYES
ReportingYES
InvestigationsNO
Written RecordsNO
ConsequencesYES
Mental HealthNO
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Board Policy
CommunicationsYES
Training/PreventionNO
Transparency/MonitoringNO
Legal RemediesNO

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

What are the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands laws that cover bullying?

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands does not have an anti-bullying law. The CNMI Board of Education administrative code establishes rules and regulations governing the CNMI Public School System.

For More Information

Visit “Anti-bullying” Site exit disclaimer by the CNMI Public School System. Site exit disclaimer


Content last updated on March 31, 2014