Dignity for All Students

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What does the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) do?

What does DASA define 'bullying' to mean?


For Parents


What to do if your child is being bullied:

Children do not always tell parents or teachers that they are being bullied. Be aware of the signs that your child is being bullied:


Five Things Every Parent Can Do To Protect their Kids Online


(1)  Talk to your kids about cyberbullying before it becomes an issue.

(2)  Know what websites your child visits regularly and understand the risks and security measures of each site.


(3)  Google your child’s name and set up a "google alert" to be notified when information about your child is posted online.

(4)  Monitor your child’s behavior and emotions when they are spending time on the internet or text messaging.


(5)  If you suspect your child is being bullied, address the issue immediately.

Adapted from the Office of the New York City Public Advocate, http://pubadvocate.nyc.gov/, 2012.