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Anti-Bullying Policy

Board Approved September 14, 2010

The School Board of West Tallahatchie School District is committed to protecting its students, employees, and applicants for admission from bullying, harassment, or discrimination for any reason and of any type. The West Tallahatchie School District Board of Trustees believes that all students and employees are entitled to a safe, equitable, and harassment-free school and work experience. Bullying, cyber-bullying by texting or electronic use, harassment, or discrimination will not be tolerated and shall be just cause for disciplinary action. This policy shall be interpreted and applied consistently with all applicable state and federal laws.

All District faculty and staff are required and must report in writing any allegations of bullying or violations of this policy. Any credible infraction of this policy is subject to investigation which could resort to severe penalty.