2010 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 6 - Elementary and Secondary Education
Part 10 - Curriculum Generally
49-6-1015 - Definition of “harassment, intimidation or bullying.”
49-6-1015. Definition of Â“harassment, intimidation or bullying.Â”
As used in §§ 49-6-1014, this section and §§ 49-6-1016 49-6-1019, Â“harassment, intimidation or bullyingÂ” means any act that substantially interferes with a student's educational benefits, opportunities or performance, that takes place on school grounds, at any school-sponsored activity, on school-provided transportation or at any official school bus stop, and that has the effect of:
(1) Physically harming a student or damaging a student's property;
(2) Knowingly placing a student in reasonable fear of physical harm to the student or damage to the student's property; or
(3) Creating a hostile educational environment.
[Acts 2005, ch. 202, § 1.]
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