Bullying and Harassment
This presentation on bullying is offered to parents to increase understanding of Florida Statute 1006.47, also known as "Jeff's Law" and the St. Lucie County Bullying and Harassment Policy (3.43).
The video below was produced by LPA students and is titled Lambi.
Bullying and Harassment Statement
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FLORIDA, DOES
NOT TOLERATE ACTS OF BULLYING OR HARASSMENT, INCLUDING BULLYING OR HARASSMENT BASED ON DISABILITY.
BULLYING means systematically and chronically inflicting physical hurt or
psychological distress on one or more students or employees.
HARASSMENT means any threatening, insulting, or dehumanizing gesture,
use of data or computer software, written or oral statement, or physical conduct
directed against a student or school employee that:
(i) Places a student or school employee in reasonable fear of harm to person or property,
(ii) Has the effect of substantially interfering with a student’s educational performance, opportunities, or benefits, or
(iii) Has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of a school.
A single act may constitute prohibited harassment if sufficiently severe.
PROHIBITED CONDUCT INCLUDES acts of bullying or harassment based
on protected characteristics such as sex, religion, race/ethnicity, or disability.
St. Lucie County Bullying and Harassment Policy (3.43)
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Stop Bullying Now
- Stop Bullying Now
- Resources for all ages, as well as parents:
Students: all about bullying and what you can do to stop it Parents: resources about bullying awareness, prevention and intervention