Bullying Prevention Resources
Special School District is committed to providing all students and staff with a safe, healthy, and welcoming learning environment. Additionally, SSD is committed to ensuring its students experience equitable educational opportunities free from bullying, harassment, discrimination, prejudice, and hate crimes. All community members are expected to treat each other with respect and appreciate the different and richly diverse personal qualities and skills of our school community.
- intimidation, unwanted aggressive behavior, or harassment
- is repetitive or is substantially likely to be repeated
- causes a student to fear for his or her physical or personal safety or property
- substantially interferes with the educational performance, opportunities, or benefits of any student without expectation or substantially disrupts the orderly operation of the school
- is characterized by a real or perceived imbalance of physical or social power between the perpetrator and the target
Bullying may consist of...
- physical actions, including violence, theft, property damage, or gestures
- oral, electronic, or written communication, including name-calling, put-downs, extortion, or threats
- any threat of reprisal or retaliation for reporting such acts
Families in Partner Districts
Students and families in partner districts should follow the policies/guidance of their partner districts.
Families with concerns about bullying issues being addressed can contact the SSD area coordinator for their partner district, who will proceed to follow the chain of command.