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Presentation Explains Bullying to Students

Posted: November 22, 2012 at 2:21 a.m.

Bullies rely on reactions to know their taunts have sting.

At A Glance

Legal Definition

Bullying is against Arkansas law. Bullying can include harassment, intimidation, humiliation, ridicule, defamation or threat or incitement of violence, according to the law. Disrupting or interfering with a child’s education, creating a hostile environment or physically harming a child also constitutes bullying.

Schools are charged with prohibiting bullying in school and school events, and electronic bullying that involves students or school personnel.

Source: Arkansas Code 6-18-514

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