Montana Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Montana state law?

There are no specific groups listed under Montana 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?

The Montana state model policy Site exit disclaimer is available on the Montana Office of Public Instruction website Site exit disclaimer.

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

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

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

What are the Montana state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit “Bully Free MontanaSite exit disclaimer by the Montana Office of Public Instruction.

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 April 30, 2015