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Georgia Code

Bullying Statute (O.C.G.A. 20-2-751.4)

As used in this Code section, the term 'bullying' means an act which occurs on school property, on school vehicles, at designated school bus stops, or at school related functions or activities, or by use of data or software that is accessed through a computer, computer system, computer network, or other electronic technology of a local school system, that is:

(1) Any willful attempt or threat to inflict injury on another person, when accompanied by an apparent present ability to do so;

(2) Any intentional display of force such as would give the victim reason to fear or expect immediate bodily harm; or

(3) Any intentional written, verbal, or physical act, which a reasonable person would perceive as being intended to threaten, harass, or intimidate, that:

(A) Causes another person substantial physical harm within the meaning of Code Section 16-5-23.1 or visible bodily harm as such term is defined in Code Section 16-5-23.1;

(B) Has the effect of substantially interfering with a student's education;

(C) Is so severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening educational environment; or

(D) Has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school.


Cobb County J Policy

No Bullying School and doorway Sign
Posters available for schools

Bully Prevention Resources

Bullying Prevention Programs and Strategies 
offered by the Prevention intervention Center
Olweus Bullying Prevention
Steps to Respect Bullying Prevention
Best Practices in Bullying Prevention
Second Step Violence Prevention

Directions for Pamphlet below

Understanding Playful vs. Hurtful Teasing and Bullying Behavior for Middle and High

Understanding Playful vs. Hurtful Teasing and Bullying Behavior for Elementary

		Report School Violence Pronto

      (A confidential violence reporting system for Cobb County Schools)

GA DOE Bullying Prevention Resources

Online webcast on Cyberbullying and Sexting by Dr. Patti Agatston
The following prevention information can be given to parents when their child may be a victim of bullying and or identified as a bully. This prevention information is provided to inform parents about bully/victim behavior.  They are formatted in adobe acrobat reader
Adult Sayings
Bullying Myths
Code of silence
Definition of Bullying
Intervention Strategies for Bully
Relational aggression
Tips for Parents and resources
What Does Bullying and Victim Behavior Look Like
Bullying Podcast (mp3)


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Jeff Inman - Coordinator

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  Page last updated on 03/27/13.