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FAQ - Domestic Violence and Harassment

What do I do if my child is being harassed by a bully at school?

Arizona law requires schools to have policies and procedures in place to prevent students from bullying, harassing, and intimidating other students, Policies and procedures should include:

  • In classrooms,
  • On school grounds,
  • On school buses,
  • At school bus stops,
  • At school sponsored activities and events, and
  • On the school’s digital platforms, networks, and forums.

Each school is required to have a procedure for students, parents, and teachers to report bullying behavior, If the bullying acts threaten or cause injury to a person or property, more severe penalties may be called for and carried out under criminal laws of Arizona. 


Powers and duties of school district governing boards A.R.S. § 15-341(A)(37)

Criminal disruption of an educational institution A.R.S. § 13-2911

AZCrimeVictimHelp - Arizona bullying laws and resources