WRSD Anti- Bullying Policy

P6438A POLICY RELATING TO PUPIL SERVICES ANTI-BULLYING POLICY

The Wachusett Regional School District fosters and strives to maintain educational
environments that are free from bullying, cyber-bullying, and retaliation. No student or
school staff member, including, but not limited to, educators, administrators, school
nurses, cafeteria workers, custodians, bus drivers, athletic coaches, advisors to an
extracurricular activity and paraprofessionals in the Wachusett Regional School District
shall be permitted to bully a student through conduct or communication or to retaliate
against any individual for reporting bullying or cooperating with an investigation of
bullying. A student or school staff member, including but not limited to, educators,
administrators, school nurses, cafeteria workers, custodians, bus drivers, athletic coaches,
advisors, to an extracurricular activity and paraprofessionals, who engages in bullying,
cyber-bullying, or retaliation will be subject to a range of disciplinary sanctions
including, but not limited to, reprimand, detention, suspension, expulsion, or other
sanctions as determined by administration. In addition to being subject to school or
employment related disciplinary sanctions, individuals who engage in bullying and/or
retaliation shall be be required to participate in instructional activities designed to
develop the skills and proficiencies necessary to avoid engaging in further bullying
and/or retaliatory behavior(s).
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