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Mississippi Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies
What term is used in the Mississippi anti-bullying laws?
Bullying or harassing behavior.
Do these laws cover cyberbullying?
What groups are listed under Mississippi state law?
There are no specific groups listed in Mississippi 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?
A state model policy is available at the Mississippi Department of Education .
Which of the key components can be found in Mississippi anti-bullying laws and policies?
Present in Mississippi State Laws
Present in Mississippi Model Policy
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
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DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
NOTE: Click on the Key Components links to get more information about that component.
What are the Mississippi state laws that cover bullying?
- Mississippi Code §37-11-20 – Intimidation, threatening or coercion of students for purpose of interfering with attendance
- Mississippi Code §37-11-54 – State Board of Education to develop list of conflict resolution and peer mediation materials
- Mississippi Code §37-11-67 – Bullying or harassing behavior in public schools prohibited
- Mississippi Code §37-11-69 – Discipline policies against bullying or harassing behavior
For More Information
Visit the Mississippi Department of Education website.
Information for this page was developed from “Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011” (U.S. Department of Education).