Missouri Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Missouri state law?

There are no specific groups listed under Missouri 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?

Missouri does not have a state model policy.

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

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Missouri State Laws
PurposeNO
ScopeYES
Prohibited BehaviorYES
Enumerated GroupsNO
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Missouri State Laws
District PolicyYES
District Policy ReviewNO
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Missouri State Laws
DefinitionsNO
ReportingYES
InvestigationsNO
Written RecordsNO
ConsequencesYES
Mental HealthNO
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Missouri State Laws
CommunicationsYES
Training/PreventionYES
Transparency/MonitoringNO
Legal RemediesNO

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

What are the Missouri state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit “Anti-Bullying” by the Missouri 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