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Policies » Section J: Students » JICI-A: Threatening Behavior/Treatening Acts

Policy Date: 01/08/2004

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The Candia School District is committed to providing every student with a safe and supportive environment in which everyone behaves responsibly and respectfully toward others. To this end, threats of harm to self or others, threatening behavior or acts of violence, including threats to damage school or personal property shall not be tolerated on school district property or at activities under the jurisdiction of the school district.

Students shall be encouraged to report to a teacher, counselor, or administrator any information or knowledge relevant to conduct prohibited by this policy. Parents and others will be encouraged to report such information to school district staff. Staff shall immediately notify an administrator of any threat, threatening behavior, or act of violence he/she has knowledge of, has witnessed, or received. All reports will be promptly investigated.

Students found in violation of this policy shall be subject to discipline up to and including expulsion. The Superintendent and/or designee will develop disciplinary procedures to comply with this policy. Referral to the local law agency may be made.

Adopted: January 8, 2004