H.R.2262 - Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: H.R.2262 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in House (05/05/2009)
Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2009 - Amends the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to require: (1) states to use grants for safe and drug-free schools to collect and report information on the incidence of bullying and harassment; and (2) local educational agencies (LEAs) and schools to use subgrants to prevent and respond to incidents of bullying and harassment.
Requires such LEAs or schools to: (1) notify parents and students annually of conduct prohibited in their school discipline policies, that now must include bullying and harassment; and (2) establish grievance procedures for students and parents to register complaints regarding such conduct.
Includes bullying and harassment within the Act's definition of violence.