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Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2010 -- Massachusetts anti-bullying legislation

Date: 
05/03/2010
Author: 
Massachusetts

Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2010 -- Massachusetts anti-bullying legislation -  G.L. c. 71, §370, the anti-bullying statute.  Legislation was amended by   Chapter 86 of the Acts of 2014,  signed into law on April 24, 2014. G.L. c. 71, §370, as amended, requires all school districts, charter schools, approved private day or residential schools, and collaborative schools to note  in their bullying prevention planthat certain students are more vulnerable to bullying; addresses data collection; states that parents must be notified; requires a survey.  Chapter 86 also states that the required bullying prevention plan shall apply to students and members of a school staff, including, but not limited to, educators, administrators, school nurses, cafeteria workers, custodians, bus drivers, athletic coaches, advisors to an extracurricular activity and paraprofessionals. 


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