A Resource and Promising Practices Guide for School Administrators & Faculty
No student shall be subjected to harassment by employees or students on school property or at a school function; nor shall any student be subjected to discrimination based on a person's actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or expression), or sex by school employees or students on school property or at a school function.
Table of Contents
- Section I: School Climate and Culture
- Section II: Creating An Inclusive School Community: Sensitivity to the Experience Of Specific Student Populations
- Section III: The Dignity Act Coordinator
- Section IV: Communicating with the School Community
- Section V: Restorative Approaches
- Section VI: Internet Safety and Acceptable Use Policies
- Section VII: Guidance on Bullying and Cyberbullying
- Appendix A: Dignity for All Students Act (Dignity Act) Glossary, Acronym Guide, & Questions & Answers For Schools
- Appendix B: Federal Law Requiring Nondiscrimination Policies
- Appendix C: Selected Resources to Assist in the Implementation of the Dignity Act
- Appendix D: Selected Resources Consulted
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