Bullying Prevention and Discrimination

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Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying of Students

  

The Pullman School District Board of Directors and the district are committed to a safe and civil educational environment that is free from the harassment, intimidation, or bullying of any student. As defined in Chapter 28A.600 RCW (Students), “Harassment, intimidation, or bullying” means any intentional electronic, written, verbal, or physical act, including but not limited to, one shown to be motivated by any characteristic in RCW 28A.640.010 and RCW 28 A.642.010, or other distinguishing characteristics, when the act:

  • Physically harms a student or damages the student’s property;
  • Has the effect of substantially interfering with a student’s education;
  • Is so severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening educational environment; or
  • Has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school.
 
 
Guide to Reporting Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying and/or Discriminatory Incidents/Behaviors

  

The information and flow charts below highlight the duty of care that Pullman Public Schools have when reporting and/or suspected incidents of discrimination and discriminatory bullying, harassment, and/or intimidation and what measures we will take in all reported/suspected incidents that occur within our schools. 

 

The district's duty of care and responsibilities:

  • PSD is committed to ensuring that discriminatory and/or bullying, harassment, and intimidation around race, religion and culture in accordance with Policy and Procedures' 3207 and 3210
  • PSD procedures for dealing with and reporting harassment, intimidation, bullying and/or discriminatory incidents are outlined in the flow charts below. 

  • PSD reporting structure concerning all discriminatory and bullying, harassment, and intimidation issues around race, religion, and culture is outlined in Policy and Procedures' 3207 and 3210
  • PSD works with local educators, policymakers, and experts to identify and implement best practice structures and measures in order to promote respect for self and others, utilizing inclusive and positive communication and practices to prevent discrimination around race, religion, and culture.
  • PSD is committed to providing equal educational opportunity and treatment for all students in all aspects of academic and cocurricular activities. 

PSD procedures for dealing with and reporting harassment, intimidation, bullying and/or discriminatory incidents are outlined in the flow charts below. 

 
HIB Complaint Flowchart (image)
 
 
PSD Discrimination Complaint Chart (image)
   

Click the links below for printable versions of the complaint flowcharts:
 
The PSD harassment, intimidation, bullying and/or discrimination report form can be found in the link below:
 
Please Note: The PSD harassment, intimidation, bullying (HIB) and/or discrimination report may require one investigation for HIB and one for discrimination depending on the nature of the complaint.
 


Questions about Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying (HIB) and/or Discrimination in Pullman School District?
 
Please contact:
  
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Roberta Kramer, Ed.D
Pullman Public Schools
 
Assistant Superintendent
Harassment, Intimidation, &Bullying
Compliance Officer
Civil Rights Coordinator
Title IX Compliance Officer