DASA - Dignity for All Students Act
- School Property, Bus, School Functions
Bullying is defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose.
Types of Bullying:
- Comments or jokes that are racist, homophobic, sexist, ableist, etc...
- Inappropriate sexual comments
- Threatening to cause harm
- Leaving someone out on purpose
- Telling other kids not to be friends with someone
- Spreading rumors about someone
- Embarrassing someone in public
- Taking or breaking someone's things
- Throwing objects at someone
- Making mean or rude hand gestures
- Rumor spreading
- Sharing of other’s personal information without their consent
- Mocking, belittling, or defaming
What can you do?
- Walk away
- Ignore the situation
- Use humor
- Don't engage in communication/block the person
- Report incidents if not resolved or they get worse
- Tell a parent, teacher or other trusted adult
- Ask for support
The Auburn Enlarged City School District is pleased to introduce a new communications tool called Anonymous Alerts®.
For more information, please visit the Anonymous Alerts web page, or click on the Anonymous Alerts badge below to anonymously submit any suspicious activity, bullying, or other student-related issues to a school administrator.