The goal of Allen ISD's Anti-Bullying Initiative is to ensure the safety of every student. Below you will find bullying definitions, the Bullying Incident Report, and tips for parents. Should you have any concerns or questions, please contact your child's campus administrator.
Definition of Bullying:
Engaging in written or verbal expression, expression through electronic means, or physical conduct that occurs on school property, at a school sponsored or school related activity, or in a vehicle operated by the district and that:
1. Has the effect or will have the effect of physically harming a student, damaging a student's property, or placing a student in reasonable fear of harm to the student's person or of damage to the student's property.
2. is sufficiently severe, persistent, and pervasive enough that the action or threat causes an intimidating, threatening, or abusive educational environment for a student.
To be considered bullying, the behavior must:
1. exploit an imbalance of power between the bully and the victim/target through written or verbal expression or physical conduct.
2. interfere with a student's education or substantially disrupt the operation of a school.
Students - If you are experiencing any of the items listed above, please complete the following form and turn it in to an adult at your campus. This may include your principal, counselor, or teacher. Forms are also available at your campus.
Who must report the bullying?
Check out the ways you can help educate you children about bullying.
Good Morning Texas video clip on bullying