Per Mount Airy City Schools Policy 1710/4021/7230
, the board acknowledges the dignity and worth of all students and employees and strives to create a safe, orderly, caring, and inviting school environment to facilitate student learning and achievement. The board prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age. The board will not tolerate any form of unlawful discrimination, harassment, or bullying in any of its educational or employment activities or programs.
As such, the district recognizes the importance of our students and community members' ability report discrimination, harassment, bullying, or any other unlawful act. This ANONYMOUS Incident Reporting System was developed to ensure all stakeholders have a voice in keeping our students and campuses safe.
Please provide as much detailed information regarding the incident so that the school administration can adequately respond.
If you have an immediate emergency situation, please call 911.
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Bullying Surveillance among Youths: Uniform Definitions for Public Health and Recommended Data Elements Version 1.0 | Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This CDC publication contains a standardized definition of bullying, factors when gathering data on bullying using the standardized definition, recommended data elements for bullying, and federal government resources on bullying.
Cyberbullying Research Center
Directed by Sameer Hinduja at Florida Atlantic University and Justin Patchin at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the Cyberbullying Research Center offers information regarding cyberbullying among adolescents.
Eyes on Bullying
Parents and caregivers both need tools and guidance to help keep children safe. The Eyes on Bullying website provides a comprehensive toolkit for identifying the early symptoms of bullying and providing support for parents and caregiving staff and the goal of bullying prevention.
Federal Bureau of Investigation – Safe Online Surfing (FBI – SOS)
The FBI Safe Online Surfing (FBI-SOS) program is a nationwide initiative to educate children about the dangers they face on the internet to help prevent crimes against children. It promotes cyber citizenship among students by engaging them in a fun, age-appropriate, online program where they learn how to safe and responsible using the internet. The program emphasizes the importance of cyber safety such as password security, smart surfing habits, safeguarding personal information.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
No matter what problems you are dealing with, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline wants to help you.
PACER Center’s National Bullying Prevention Center
PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center was established in 2006. Complete with resources for students, parents, educators, and others, PACER recognizes bullying as a serious community topic that can impact education, the physical and emotional health, as well as the safety and well-being of students. The website includes videos, toolkits, posters, and handouts.
In partnership with the Department of Education and the Department of Justice, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services oversees http://www.stopbullying.gov. It contains the webpages “What is Bullying, Cyberbullying, Who is at Risk, Preventing Bullying, and Responding to Bullying.” In addition, the website contains a section on the state bullying prevention policies, laws, and resources for parents, educators, communities, and students.