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Kansas Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

Key Components

What terms are used in the Kansas anti-bullying laws and regulations?

Bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

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

There are no specific groups listed under Kansas anti-bullying laws and regulations.

Schools that receive federal funding are required by federal law to address discrimination on a number of different personal characteristics. Find out when bullying may be a civil rights violation.

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

The Kansas state model policy is available on the Kansas State Department of Education website .

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

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

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

What are the Kansas state laws and regulations that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit the Kansas Department of Education’s “Anti-Bullying Awareness” webpage.

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 20, 2017

Content last reviewed on September 26, 2017