Bullying/CyberBullying & Internet Safety
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.
Bastrop ISD Policy Links
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.
PARENTS GUIDE TO INTERNET SAFETY
Bullying and Cyberbullying
Safety First Social Media and Securing You Kids Safety
Test Your Bully Knowledge
MYTHS ABOUT BULLYING
EFFECTS OF BULLYING
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT BULLYING
How do I report bullying?
Pledges to Fight Bullying
Taking a Stand Against Bullying
Suspect Your Child is a Victim of Bullying
Suspect Your Child May Be a Bully?
National Bullying Prevention Center
No Place for Hate (Anti-Defamation League)
Stop Bullying Now
Bullying at School and Online
National Crime Prevention Council: Bullying / Cyberbullying / Internet Safety
National PTA: Internet Safety / Bullying
Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
FBI Internet Safety Website
TSHAC Bullying Prevention Websites and Resources
In case of emergency, dial 911.
1.800.SUICIDE or 1.800.784.2433
1.800.273.TALK or 1.800.273.8255
512.267.SAFE or 512.927.9616
Austin, TX 512.267.7233