Rhode Island Statewide Bullying Policy


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Title 200 Board of Education
Chapter 30 Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Subchapter 10 Civil Rights
Part 2 Rhode Island Statewide Bullying Policy
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Inactive
Effective 06/30/2012 to 06/30/2012

Regulation Authority:

RIGL 16-21-34

Purpose and Reason:

This Statewide Bullying Policy is promulgated pursuant to the authority set forth in ˜16]21]34 of the General Laws of Rhode Island. Known as the Safe School Act, the statute recognizes that the bullying of a student creates a climate of fear and disrespect that can seriously impair the student's health and negatively affect learning. The purpose of the Policy is to ensure a consistent and unified statewide approach to the prohibition of bullying at school.