Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Anti-Bullying and Violence Prevention

 
 
The physical, social, and emotional well-being of students can be impacted by unwanted aggressive behavior or bullying.  
 
In accordance with A.C.A. § 6-18-514, all public school students have the right to receive their education in an environment that is reasonably free from substantial intimidation, harassment, or harm or threat of harm by another student, in person or by electronic means.
 
In addition, the Rules Governing Public School Student Services require districts to provide group conflict resolution services including programs to prevent bullying in schools.
 
To support Arkansas schools and school districts, the ADE is providing links to a selection of resources available that are free to Arkansas educators.
 
Stop Bullying
http://www.stopbullying.gov/
 
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)
http://www.samhsa.gov/
 
SAMHSA Bullying App
http://store.samhsa.gov/apps/knowbullying/index.html
 
Eyes On Bullying – A Guide for Grandparents
http://www.eyesonbullying.org/pdfs/bullying-prevention-guide-for-grandparents.pdf
 
Common Sense Education
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/cyberbullying-toolkit
 
National Crime Prevention Council
http://www.ncpc.org/topics/bullying
 
ADE Resources
http://www.arkansased.gov/divisions/learning-services/technology-initiatives-and-resources/cyber-safety-resources
 
Arkansas IDEAS - Bullying: Taking Charge 
http://ideas.aetn.org/
 
It's My Life
http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/friends/bullies/index.html 
 
American Psychological Association
http://www.apa.org/topics/bullying/index.aspx 
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  -  School Violence: Prevention Tools and Resources
http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/youthviolence/schoolviolence/tools.html
 
Arkansas Department of Health Injury and Violence Prevention
 
 
 

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