Bullying and Harassment: Expectations for All Students
All students have the right to attend school where their individual differences are respected and where they are free of fear of harassment and bullying. LCPS actively upholds and supports efforts to prevent harassment and bullying. Incidents of harassment or bullying should be reported to the principal or designee immediately.
· is an intentional electronic, written, verbal or physical act of aggression or a series of acts that occur in a school setting;
· School setting shall mean in the school, on school grounds, in school vehicles, at designated bus stops or at any activity sponsored, supervised or sanctioned by the school.
· is persistent or pervasive;
· is directed at another student or students;
· occurs in a relationship characterized by an imbalance of power;
· may create a personal fear that interferes with a student’s ability to function; and
· has the effect of doing any of the following:
o substantially interfering with a student’s education;
o creating a threatening environment; or
o substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school.