Definition of Bullying


Bullying means any severe or pervasive physical or verbal act or conduct, including communications made in writing or by means of an electronic act, and including one or more acts committed by a pupil or group of pupils as defined in Section 48900.2, 48900.3, or 48900.4, directed toward one or more pupils that has or can be reasonably predicted to have the effect of one or more of the following:


Bullying includes "cyber-bullying" and means any severe

Bullying means intimidation or harassment that causes a reasonable student to fear for his or her physical safety or property. Bullying may consist of physical actions, including gestures, or oral, cyberbullying, electronic, or written communication, and any threat of retaliation for reporting of such acts.

Examples of Bullying in a sentence

Bullying by a student or group of students against another student is prohibited.
The zip file contains the documents and public submissions received during the consultation process.Download Public comment: Draft model Work Health and Safety Code of Practice for Managing Risks in Stevedoring (2013) as a zip (4.63 MB) Public comment Public comment: Draft model Work Health and Safety Code of Practice for Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying (2013) 15 Jul 2013 Public submissions closed on 15 July 2013.
The key component framework used in the analysis of state laws is based on the review of legislation presented in the “Analysis of State Bullying Laws and Policies – December 2011” (U.S. Department of Education).
Download Public comment: Draft model Work Health and Safety Code of Practice for Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying (2013) as a zip (63.84 MB) Public comment Public comment: Draft model Work Health and Safety Code of Practice: Construction Work (2013) 2 Oct 2013 Public submissions closed on 2 October 2013.
Bullying behavior toward a student, whether by other students, staff, or third parties is strictly prohibited and will not be tolerated.



More definitions of Bullying

Bullying means any intentional written, electronic, verbal, or physical act against another student, a school district or charter school volunteer, or a school district or charter school employee that a reasonable person under the circumstances should know will have any of the following effects:


Bullying means intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct that is objectively offensive and:

Bullying means any pattern of harassment, intimidation, threatening behavior, physical acts, verbal or electronic communication directed toward a student or group of students that results in or is reasonably perceived as being done with the intent to cause negative educational or physical results for the targeted individual or group and is communicated in such a way as to disrupt or interfere with the school's educational mission or the education of any student;

Bullying means any written, verbal, or physical act, or any electronic communication, including, but not limited to, cyberbullying, that is intended or that a reasonable person would know is likely to harm 1 or more pupils either directly or indirectly by doing any of the following:

Bullying means the use by one or more students of a written, verbal or electronic expression or a physical act or gesture or any combination thereof directed at a student that:

Bullying means any overt act or combination of acts, including an act conducted by electronic means, directed against a student by another student or group of students and that:

Bullying means any aggressive and unwanted behavior that is intended to harm, intimidate, or humiliate the victim; involves a real or perceived power imbalance between the aggressor or aggressors and victim; and is repeated over time or causes severe emotional trauma. "Bullying" includes cyber bullying. "Bullying" does not include ordinary teasing, horseplay, argument, or peer conflict.