Nevada Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, and intimidation. Each of the terms is defined separately.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Nevada state law?

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

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

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

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

What are the Nevada state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit the Nevada Department of Education’s “Bully Free Zone” Site 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