2017 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 388 - System of Public Instruction
NRS 388.133 - Policy by Department concerning safe and respectful learning environment.

Universal Citation: NV Rev Stat § 388.133 (2017)

1. The Department shall, in consultation with the boards of trustees of school districts, educational personnel, local associations and organizations of parents whose children are enrolled in public schools throughout this State, and individual parents and legal guardians whose children are enrolled in public schools throughout this State, prescribe by regulation a policy for all school districts and public schools to provide a safe and respectful learning environment that is free of bullying and cyber-bullying.

2. The policy must include, without limitation:

(a) Requirements and methods for reporting violations of NRS 388.135, including, without limitation, violations among teachers and violations between teachers and administrators, principals, coaches and other personnel of a school district; and

(b) A policy for use by school districts to train members of the board of trustees and all administrators, principals, teachers and all other personnel employed by the board of trustees of a school district. The policy must include, without limitation:

(1) Training in the appropriate methods to facilitate positive human relations among pupils by eliminating the use of bullying and cyber-bullying so that pupils may realize their full academic and personal potential;

(2) Training in methods to prevent, identify and report incidents of bullying and cyber-bullying;

(3) Methods to promote a positive learning environment;

(4) Methods to improve the school environment in a manner that will facilitate positive human relations among pupils; and

(5) Methods to teach skills to pupils so that the pupils are able to replace inappropriate behavior with positive behavior.

(Added to NRS by 2005, 704; A 2009, 687; 2013, 1656, 2138; 2015, 881)

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