DASA - Dignity for All Students Act
New York State Law
Provides schools with a safe and supportive environment free from:
Bullying is defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children 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:
Verbal Aggression: Saying or writing mean things.
Verbal bullying includes:
Social Alienation: Involves hurting someone√≠s reputation or relationships (sometimes referred to as relational bullying).
Social bullying includes:
Physical Aggression: Involves hurting a person√≠s body or possessions.
Physical bullying includes:
Cyber-bullying is defined as bullying that takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat and websites.
What can you do?
Resources for Students:
Resources for Parents:
Resources for Teachers: