• Act 861
    Bullying Prevention in Louisiana Schools
    The Act defines bullying as any pattern of obscene gestures; written, electronic, or verbal communications that threaten harm; taunting; malicious teasing; physical acts, not limited to hitting, kicking, pushing, or damaging personal property; and repeatedly shunning or excluding students from activities.
    Under the new law, school officials who receive a complaint of bullying are required to verbally report the allegation to the principal the day of the incident and in writing within two days of the incident. The principal is required to notify the students' parents and launch an investigation within one school day and complete the investigation within ten days#
    Bullying Report form attached below.