United States Virgin Islands Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

What term is used in the U.S. Virgin Islands anti-bullying laws?

Bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

No.

What groups are listed under U.S. Virgin Islands law?

There are no specific groups listed under the U.S. Virgin Islands 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 Virgin Islands Board of Education policy analyzed for this profile is no longer available online.

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

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

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What are the U.S. Virgin Islands laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit the The Virgin Islands Department of Education Site exit disclaimer.

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 - 4.56 MB).


Content last updated on June 28, 2016