Bullying, harassment and intimidation have no place in Prince George’s County Public Schools. Whether it happens in the hallways or online, such behavior can create hostile learning environments that interfere with students’ academic performance, and emotional and physical well-being. Harassment is motivated by real or perceived characteristics, such as race/ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, or socioeconomic status. Bullying behavior is threatening, intimidating and occurs repeatedly over time with the intent to cause harm. Bullying is unwanted behavior that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated over time with the intent to cause harm. Bullying behavior may include: making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and deliberately excluding someone from a group.
Parents and caregivers should be on alert for behavior changes and other signs that your child is being bullied.
Warning Signs may include:
Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation Reportin Form | Formulario para denunciar casos de acoso escolar hostigamiento or intimidatión | Formulaire De Signalisation De L'Intimidation, Du Harcèlement Ou Des Brimades