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Arizona Civil Legal Needs Community Survey

Civil legal organizations in Arizona are seeking your input to increase their ability to meet the civil legal needs of Arizona's lower income residents. Please complete this survey to assist in improving civil legal services in Arizona.

Encuesta de Necesidades Legales Civiles de Arizona

Las organizaciones legales civiles en Arizona buscan su opinión para aumentar su capacidad de satisfacer las necesidades legales civiles de los residentes de bajos ingresos de Arizona. Por favor complete esta encuesta para ayudar a mejorar los servicios legales civiles en Arizona.

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

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