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603 CMR 49.00
Notification of Bullying or Retaliation Regulations

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49.02: Scope and Purpose

603 CMR 49.00 governs the requirements related to the duty of the principal or leader of a public school, approved private day or residential school, collaborative school, or charter school to notify the parents or guardians of a target and an aggressor when there is an incident of bullying or retaliation, and to notify the local law enforcement agency when criminal charges may be pursued against the aggressor. 603 CMR 49.00 also address confidentiality of student record information related to notification of bullying and retaliation.

Regulatory Authority:
603 CMR 49.00: M.G.L. 71, §37O, as added by Chapter 92 of the Acts of 2010

Last Updated: February 6, 2013
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