Uploaded: Fri, Feb 22, 2013, 9:36 am
District submits responses in bullying case
Palo Alto school district administrators last Friday submitted the first batch of required materials to the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights relating to an investigation into the bullying of a middle school special-education student.
The documents, which included new draft policies on bullying and a draft "guidance memo" for distribution to district staff, were mandated by a settlement agreement the district signed in December.
Read the documents:
Draft new board policies on bullying
Draft new administrative regulations on bullying
Required posting regarding bullying
Report to OCR updating steps taken
Draft training presentation for school administrators and staff
US Department of Education 2010 letter to school districts on bullying
Feb. 8 Palo Alto Weekly article: Feds: School district violated student's civil rights
Feb. 8 Palo Alto Weekly editorial:
Bullying case reveals systemic problems in school district
Feb. 13 Palo Alto Weekly story:
Painful bullying stories told to school board
Feb. 21 Palo Alto Weekly article:
School district moves to correct civil-rights violations
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