Nebraska Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Nebraska state law?

There are no specific groups listed under Nebraska 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 Nebraska state model policy Site exit disclaimer is available on the Nebraska Department of Education website Site exit disclaimer.

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

DEFINITIONS
Key Components Present in Nebraska State Laws Present in Nebraska Model Policy
Purpose NO NO
Scope YES NO
Prohibited Behavior YES NO
Enumerated Groups NO NO
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key Components Present in Nebraska State Laws Present in Nebraska Model Policy
District Policy YES N/A
District Policy Review NO N/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key Components Present in Nebraska State Laws Present in Nebraska Model Policy
Definitions NO N/A
Reporting NO YES
Investigations NO YES
Written Records NO YES
Consequences YES YES
Mental Health NO NO
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key Components Present in Nebraska State Laws Present in Nebraska Model Policy
Communications NO YES
Training/Prevention NO YES
Transparency/Monitoring NO YES
Legal Remedies NO NO

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

What are the Nebraska state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit the Nebraska Department of Education’s “Bullying PreventionSite exit disclaimer webpage.

The key component framework used in the analysis of state laws is based on the review of legislation presented in the “Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011” (U.S. Department of Education) (PDF - 4.6 MB).


Content last updated on June 28, 2016