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 “harassment, intimidation or bullying.”

As used in §§ 49-6-1014, this section and §§  49-6-1016 49-6-1019, “harassment, intimidation or bullying” 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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