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 in Nebraska anti-bullying laws.
 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 state model policy I can use to create anti-bullying policies at my  school or district?

A  state model policy is available at the Nebraska State Board  of Education. Additionally, view “Board Policy:  Anti-Bullying,”  “Anti-Bullying Bylaw  and Policy Reference Manual,” “Implementation Plan  To Address Bullying In Schools,” “Considerations for  Policy Development,”  “Program Development,” “Staff Development,” and “Parent Information.”

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

Key Components

Present in Nebraska State Laws

Present in Nebraska Model Policy

DEFINITIONS

Purpose

NO

NO

Scope

YES

NO

Prohibited Behavior

YES

NO

Enumerated Groups

NO

NO

DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT

District Policy

YES

N/A

District Policy Review

NO

N/A

DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS

Definitions

NO

N/A

Reporting

NO

YES

Investigations

NO

YES

Written Records

NO

YES

Consequences

YES

YES

Mental Health

NO

NO

ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS

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

See  “Bullying Prevention” from the Nebraska  Department of Education.
 Information  for this page was developed from “Analysis of State  Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011” (U.S. Department of Education).