Parents & Students: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:A single significant act or a pattern of acts by one or more students directed at another student that exploits an imbalance of power and involves engaging in written or verbal expression, expression through electronic means, or physical conduct. This includes cyberbullying.
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, or pervasive enough that the action or threat creates an intimidating, threatening, or abusive educational environment for a student.
3) materially and substantially disrupts the educational process or the orderly operation of a classroom or school;
4) Infringes on the rights of the victim at schoolFurther Considerations:Additional information can be found by visiting Allen ISD’s Local Board Policy: Student Welfare - Freedom from BullyingStudents - If you are experiencing bullying, please complete this form (Initial Safety Incident Report 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. Students may also report bullying using the tip411 program.Who Must Report Bullying?
Parent Tips:Check out the ways you can help educate you children about bullying.
Anyone who witnessed the bullying
Anyone with credible information that an act of bullying is taking place