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 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 HealthYESNO
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
Key ComponentsPresent in Oregon State LawsPresent in Oregon Model Policy
CommunicationsYESYES
Training/PreventionYESYES
Transparency/MonitoringYESNO
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 May 4, 2015