2019 US Virgin Islands Code
Title 17 - Education
Chapter 42B - Bullying Prevention, Gang Resistance Education and Training
§ 782. Definitions

  • As used in this chapter:
    • (a) “Board” means the Virgin Islands Board of Education;

    • (b) “Bullying prevention” includes but is not limited to instruction in the prevention and strategies for student-centered problem solving all of the following:

      • (1) Intimidation;

      • (2) Student victimization;

      • (3) Sexual harassment;

      • (4) Sexual violence;

      • (5) Sexual, discrimination due to sexual orientation; and

      • (6) Harassment.

    • (c) “Gang resistance education and training” means instruction in, without limitation, each of the following subject matters when accompanied by a stated objective of reducing gang activity and educating children in grades K through 12 about the consequences of gang involvement:

      • (1) Conflict resolution;

      • (2) Cultural sensitivity;

      • (3) Personal goal setting; and

      • (4) Resisting peer pressure.

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