North Dakota Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

What term is used in the North Dakota anti-bullying laws?

Bullying.

Do these laws cover cyberbullying?

Yes.

What groups are listed under North Dakota state law?

There are no specific groups listed under North Dakota anti-bullying laws.

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 at my school or district?

The North Dakota state model policy Site exit disclaimer is available on the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction Site exit disclaimer website.

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

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

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

What are the North Dakota state laws that cover bullying?

For More Information

Visit the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction’s “Safe and Healthy SchoolsSite exit disclaimer 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) (PDF - 4.6 MB).


Content last updated on June 28, 2016