School Bullying and Prevention Act


The Oklahoma Legislature established the School Bullying Prevention Act with the express intent of prohibiting peer student harassment, intimidation and bullying. These terms include, but are not limited to any gesture, written or verbal expression, or physical act that a reasonable person should recognize will:

Harm another student
Damage another student's property
Place another student in reasonable fear of harm of the student's person or damage to the student's property; or
Insult or demean any student or group of students in such a way as to disrupt or interfere with the School District's education mission of the student or other students

The Board has also adopted a policy prohibiting harassment, intimidation and bullying which defines and explains this conduct and the School District's response to the legislative mandate.

Sample Disciplinary Options
1. Warn Students
2. Contact Parents
3. Remove from Class or Group
4. Parental Conference
5. Corporal Punishment
6. Detention
7. Alternative In-School Placement
8. Financial Restitution
9. Involve Law Enforcement
10. Refer to Other Social Agencies
11. Probationary Period
12. Student Suspension