Bullying

NCA Bullying Policy

As required under the Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act, we are providing a Bullying In-Take Form which should be used to report incidents of bullying.

Bullying In-Take Form

The definition of bullying is as follows:

Intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct that is objectively offensive and:

There is an actual or perceived imbalance of power and the behavior is repeated or forms a pattern; OR

Materially or substantially interferes with the student’s educational opportunities or performance or ability to participate in school functions or activities or receive school benefits, services, or privileges.

Intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct is defined as, but not limited to:

Conduct that causes physical harm to a student or student’s property OR causes student reasonable fear of harm to person or property;

  • Violates student’s reasonable expectation of privacy;
  • Defames a student;
  • Causes Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress (IIED) against a student;
  • Based on person’s actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, national origin, immigration status, sex, marital status, familial status, socioeconomic status, physical appearance, sexual orientation (gender identity + expression), academic status related to student’s performance, disability, or status with regard to public assistance, age, or other characteristic defined in the Act or under Minn. Stat. Chapter 363A (Minnesota Human Rights Act).