Policy Alert: new bullying and complaints policies

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Policy Alert: new bullying and complaints policies

Policies of a school district, especially those negotiated with bargaining representatives for the protection of teachers, have the full force and effect of law, and legally bind the school district.




By Gerry Kaufman, ASBSD Director of Policy & Legal Services


ASBSD’s new sample Bullying policy – NEPN Code: JFCD – and exhibits – NEPN Codes: JFCD-E1, JFCD-E2 and JFCD-E3 – replace the current policies, exhibit and regulation, as follows:

  • JFCD: Cyber Bullying
  • JFCE: Student Bullying
  • JFCF: Hazing
  • JFCE-E: Harassment/Bullying Incident Report
  • JFCE-R: Student Bullying

ASBSD’s new sample Complaints Against School Employees policy – NEPN Code: KL – and exhibits – NEPN Codes: KL-E1, KL-E2 KL-E3 – replace the following sample policies:

  • KL: Complaints from the Public
  • KLD: Public Complaints about School Personnel

School board members and school administrators from ASBSD member districts may access these two new ASBSD sample policies and the accompanying exhibits by going to the ASBSD Online Policy Reference Manual at http://policy.asbsd.org.


A login and password are necessary to access the Online Policy Manual. If you do not have login information, click here to sign up. The service is free for ASBSD members.


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Please contact Policy Services Associate Kay Thompson-Tieszen at kay@asbsd.org or at 605-773-5204 if you have questions about logging into the Online Policy Manual.

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