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Document Number: 6041

State Anti-bullying Statutes MS Word PDF - Bullying by students on school grounds, a subject of renewed interest for state policymakers in recent years, was most recently brought to the national spotlight by the highly publicized school shootings of the late 1990s, in which the shooters were reported to be the victims of bullies at the school. This ECS StateNote examines state policies regarding bullying by students on school property, discussing the number of states with such policies and the components of existing anti-bullying policies. It also lists the components of comprehensive anti-bullying policies and provides statutory information for all bullying statutes. (Jennifer Dounay, Education Commission of the States, April 2005)...
Author: Jennifer Dounay
Publisher: Education Commission of the States

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