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Some jurisdictions define school bullying as the severe or repeated use by one or more students of a written, verbal, or physical act or gesture, or any combination thereof, directed at another student.[1]

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School bullying is the severe or repeated use by one or more students of a written, verbal, or physical act or gesture, or any combination thereof, directed at another student that has the effect of: (i) causing physical or emotional harm to the other student or damage to the other student’s property; (ii) placing the other student in reasonable fear of harm to himself or of damage to his property; (iii) creating a hostile environment at school for the other student; (iv) infringing on the rights of the other student at school; or (v) materially and substantially disrupting the education process or the orderly operation of a school.


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  1. http://www.mass.gov/legis/bills/senate/186/st02/st02323.htm

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