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American Samoa Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

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What terms are used in American Samoa anti-bullying laws and regulations?

Bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under American Samoa anti-bullying laws and regulations?

There are no specific groups listed under American Samoa anti-bullying laws or regulations.

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

American Samoa does not have a model policy.

Which of the key components can be found in American Samoa anti-bullying laws, regulations, and model policies?

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

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

What are the American Samoa laws and regulations that cover bullying?

  • Student Policy Handbook. §22. Control of dangerous and anti-social behavior – Bullying.
  • Student Policy Handbook. §55. Use of technology.

Note: These policies were shared via email communication from AS DOE to the NCSSLE on April 8, 2015; a publically accessible version of this document has not been identified. For more information, contact: http://www2.ed.gov/about/contacts/state/as.html.

For More Information

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).

 

Content last updated on June 22, 2017

Content last reviewed on September 26, 2017