JHF, Bullying, Harassment, or Intimidation
About this Policy
Last revised: November 15, 2016
The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) is committed to an environment that is free of bullying, harassment, or intimidation so that schools are a safe place in which to learn. Bullying, harassment, or intimidation is disruptive to learning and can adversely affect academic achievement, emotional well-being, and school climate.
The Board of Education is committed to prohibiting verbal, physical or written (including electronic) bullying, harassment, or intimidation of any person on school property, on school buses, or at school-sponsored functions.
The Board of Education is further committed to prohibiting reprisal or retaliation against individuals who report acts of bullying, harassment, or intimidation or who are bullied, witnesses, bystanders, or others with reliable information about an act of bullying, harassment, or intimidation.