S.506 - Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2011

A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students. as introduced.
  • Short: Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Robert Casey

D-PA

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Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2011 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require states, on an ongoing basis, to: (1) collect and report certain information on bullying and harassment by youth in their elementary and secondary schools and communities; (2) conduct,

Official Summary

Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2011 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require states, on an ongoing basis, to:
(1) collect and report certain information on bullying and harassment by youth in their elementary and secondary schools and communities;
(2) conduct, and report the results of, a needs assessment for bullying and harassment prevention programs; and
(3) provide technical assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools in their efforts to thwart bullying and harassment. Requires LEAs to:
(1) include clear prohibitions against bullying and harassment within their discipline policies;
(2) establish and monitor performance indicators for incidents of bullying and harassment; and
(3) establish grievance procedures students, parents, and educators can use to redress such conduct. Directs LEAs to notify parents, students, and educators annually on:
(1) the bullying and harassment prohibited by their discipline policies,
(2) the numbers and nature of bullying and harassment incidents for each of their schools, and
(3) grievance procedures for redressing such conduct. Requires:
(1) the Secretary of Education to conduct, and report on, an independent biennial evaluation of programs to combat bullying and harassment in elementary and secondary schools; and
(2) the Commissioner for Education Statistics to collect data, that are subject to independent review, to determine the incidence and prevalence of bullying and harassment in elementary and secondary schools in this country.

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