Bullying, Intimidation, Teen Dating Violence, and Harassment (7:180, 7:185): Edinburg Community Unit School District #4 will provide all students with a safe school environment that facilitates learning. Using any form or type of harmful (physical, verbal, emotional, sexual, racial) behavior that does physical or psychological harm to someone else and / or urges students to engage in such conduct is prohibited. Edinburg CUSD #4 will seek to prevent such incidents and will investigate and take corrective actions for violations of such behaviors. Any faculty and staff member or student at Edinburg CUSD #4, who has witnessed or has reliable information that a pupil or staff member has been subjected to the behaviors mentioned above, shall report such incident to the principal or a staff member. Confidentiality to the fullest extent possible will be observed at all stages of the investigation and for any hearings that take place. Further, retaliation against those who seek remedies under this policy is prohibited. If the investigation of said complaints concludes that a pupil has engaged in such behavior, the pupil shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary consequences. Information regarding teen dating violence will be covered in health class.
Full Policies for 7:180 and 7:185 may be accessed here: