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JI9 – Cyberbullying Prevention

Albuquerque Public Schools shall strive to prevent bullying in all forms, including cyberbullying.

In compliance with state law, the superintendent, or his/her designee, shall implement administrative procedural directive(s) to prevent cyberbullying.  Prevention of cyberbullying shall include:

  • Training for all licensed school employees on how to recognize signs that a person is being cyberbullied;
  • Immediate reporting to the school principal or superintendent or his/her designee when there is reasonable suspicion that a person is being cyberbullied;
  • Immediate steps to investigate the report; and
  • Prompt corrective action in response to the cyberbullying.

Administrative Position:

  • Assistant Superintendent for School and Community Support

Department Director:

  • Director of Health and Wellness

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-2-21 NMSA 1978
  • 6.12.7.8 NMAC

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: JICK, JICD

Introduced: May 8, 2013
Adopted: May 22, 2013

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