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Bullying (All Grade Levels)

12 months ago

Bullying is defined in Section 37.0832 of the Education Code as a single significant act or a
pattern of acts by one or more students directed at another student that exploits an imbalance
of power and involves engaging in written or verbal expression, expression through electronic
means, or physical conduct that:


  • 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;


  • Is sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive enough that the action or threat creates an intimidating, threatening, or abusive educational environment for a student

Bullying includes cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is defined by Section 37.0832 of the Education
Code as bullying that is done through the use of any electronic communication device, including through the use of a cellular or other type of telephone, a computer, a camera, electronic mail, instant messaging, text messaging, a social media application, an Internet website, or any other Internet-based communication tool.

You may contact your campus principals or counselor to report bullying or you may report bullying anonymously by completing the RLISD Bullying Incident Report Form.