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 is available on the Nevada Department of Education website.

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

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Nevada State LawsPresent in Nevada Model Policy
PurposeYESYES
ScopeYESYES
Prohibited BehaviorYESYES
Enumerated GroupsNOYES
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Nevada State LawsPresent in Nevada Model Policy
District PolicyYESN/A
District Policy ReviewYESN/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Nevada State LawsPresent in Nevada Model Policy
DefinitionsYESN/A
ReportingYESYES
InvestigationsYESNO
Written RecordsYESNO
ConsequencesYESYES
Mental HealthNONO
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Nevada State LawsPresent in Nevada Model Policy
CommunicationsYESYES
Training/PreventionYESYES
Transparency/MonitoringYESYES
Legal RemediesNONO

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 “Bully Free Zone” by the Nevada 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