According to River Road ISD Student Code of Conduct --Bullying is when a student or group of students written or oral expression or physical conduct that a school district’s board of trustees or the board’s designee determines:
1. To have the effect of physically harming a student, damaging a student’s property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of harm to the student’s person or of damage to the student’s property; or
2. To be sufficiently severe, persistent, or pervasive to create an intimidating, threatening, or abusive educational environment for a student.
This conduct is considered bullying if it:
1. Exploits an imbalance of power between the student perpetrator who is engaging in bullying and the student victim through written or verbal expression or physical conduct; and
2. Interferes with a student’s education or substantially disrupts the operation of a school.
Senate Bill 179 - "David's Law" - Senate Bill 179, also called "David's Law" is a recent piece of Texas legislation regarding bullying via electronic methods, commonly known as cyberbullying.
- Stay Alert program - If a student, parent or teacher feel a student is or has experienced bullying of ANY kind via any route, it should be reported immediately through the Stay Alert program. Reports can also be made by calling and/or texting StayAlert at (206)406-6485.
Bullying Education Resources:
- Stop Bullying - information on what is bullying, the roles kids play, who is at risk, warning signs, effects, etc.
Teen Dating Violence - Dating violence can happen to any teen in a romantic, dating, or sexual relationship, anytime, anywhere. But it doesn’t have to happen at all. Learn how to prevent teen dating violence and to promote healthy relationships with CDC’s online resources.