Bastrop ISD Guidelines & Procedures
Bastrop ISD is aware that any type of bullying behavior can cause severe and lasting harm to its victims and is a serious issue. The district is committed to doing all that is possible to lessen this problem. Through a designed program that increases staff and student awareness of bullying, how to recognize it and methods to eliminate it, it is the desire of the district to implement plans to diminish all bullying behaviors.
What is Bullying?
Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose.
Although definitions of bullying vary, most agree that bullying involves:
Types of Bullying
Why Does Bullying Happen
Cyberbullying is bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Examples of cyberbullying include mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.
Taking a Stand Against Bullying
Suspect Your Child is a Victim of Bullying?
Suspect Your Child May Be a Bully?