Bullying

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    Bullying is NOT okay in SCUCISD

    What is bullying?

    �Bullying� means engaging in written or verbal expression, expression through electronic means, or physical conduct that occurs on school property, at a school-sponsored or school-related activity, or in a vehicle operated by the District and that:

    1.       Has the effect or will have the effect of physically harming a student, damaging a student�s property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of harm to the student�s person or of damage  to the student�s property; or

    2.       Is sufficiently severe, persistent, and pervasive enough that the action or threat creates an intimidating, threatening, or abusive educational environment for a student.  FFI (LEGAL), (TEC 37.0832)

    What to do?

    With bullying, there is usually an imbalance of strength or power, threats of further aggression and intent to harm. Every student has a right to feel safe while they are at school.  Bullying is a violation of state law, school district policy, and the SCUCISD Student Code of Conduct. Any student who believes they have been bullied should report it immediately to a teacher or adult on campus. Likewise, parents or SCUCISD employees who witness a bullying incident should take immediate action and report the incident to the school administration, in accordance with District policy.  A  Bullying Incident Report Form may be

    requested in the school office. Once a report of a bullying incident is received, an investigation of the allegations will be conducted by campus administration.

    Links:    

                SCUCISD Board Policy FFI (LEGAL)

                SCUCISD Board Policy FFI (LOCAL)

     

                TEC 37.0832