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Anti-Bullying & Harassment

This brochure has some helpful tips on how you can deal with bullying or harassment at school and the duty of the school to protect children.

Frequently Asked Questions About Discrimination in Schools

he U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights enforces federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education. Find answers to frequently asked questions about discrimination in schools and about the complaint process on this web page.

Guidance and Resources for Addressing Bullying

The South Carolina Department of Education website provides a list of recommendations and resources for parents on what to do if their child is a victim of bullying.

Know Your Rights - Student Rights

Students have certain fundamental rights when it comes to their education. This resource has information on your rights as a student, including students who may have experienced discrimination based on gender, race, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or pregnancy.

Safe School Climate Act

This web page provides an explanation of South Carolina's Safe School Climate Act, intended to prevent school harassment, intimidation, or bullying; require school districts to adopt policies prohibiting harassment, intimidation or bullying of students; and the State Board of Education to develop model policies; and to require the policies be incorporated into the training programs for all public school districts in the State.

South Carolina Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

This webpage contains information about South Carolina laws and regulations that address bullying.

Unlawful Discrimination

There are laws that mandate that school officials not discriminate against students on the basis of sex, national origin, color, language, religion, or disability. The United States Justice Department enforces these laws. Find information on those laws, including how to file a complaint, on this web page.

US Department of Education: Office of Civil Rights

The mission of the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights. Find information about the office and how to file a complaint on this website.

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