Oregon Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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

Harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under Oregon state law?

The following groups are listed under Oregon anti-bullying law:

  • Race
  • Color
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • Sexual orientation
  • National origin
  • Marital status
  • Familial status
  • Source of income
  • Disability

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Is there a state model policy I can use to create anti-bullying policies at my school or district?

The Oregon state policy guidance (PDF - 472 KB) Site exit disclaimer is available at the Oregon Department of Education. Site exit disclaimer

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

DEFINITIONS
Key ComponentsPresent in Oregon State LawsPresent in Oregon Model Policy
PurposeYESYES
ScopeYESYES
Prohibited BehaviorYESYES
Enumerated GroupsYESYES
DISTRICT POLICY REVIEW & DEVELOPMENT
Key ComponentsPresent in Oregon State LawsPresent in Oregon Model Policy
District PolicyYESN/A
District Policy ReviewYESN/A
DISTRICT POLICY COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Oregon State LawsPresent in Oregon Model Policy
DefinitionsYESN/A
ReportingYESYES
InvestigationsYESYES
Written RecordsYESYES
ConsequencesYESYES
Mental HealthNONO
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Oregon State LawsPresent in Oregon Model Policy
CommunicationsYESYES
Training/PreventionYESYES
Transparency/MonitoringNONO
Legal RemediesYESNO

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

What are the Oregon state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit “School Bullying: Policies, Laws and ResourcesSite exit disclaimer by the Oregon 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