A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Bullying

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Video Description

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Bullying provides parents with an overview of Texas bullying and cyberbullying laws. This video clarifies the difference between bullying, rude, and mean behaviors. It provides useful guidelines to working with schools in the event of a bullying situation. Maurine Molak, co-founder of David’s Legacy Foundation, also shares an important message, tips, and resources for parents.

Intended Audience

  • Texas Parents and Guardians


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Bullying Checklist:

The Texas School Safety Center has developed a bullying checklist to assist in determining if an action or actions constitute bullying or cyberbullying under Texas Education Code. The checklist facilitates a step-by-step decision process mapped to the various components of the law.

Bullying Checklist (Full Color Version)
Bullying Checklist (Black and White Version)
Bullying Checklist (Spanish Version)

A Parent’s Guide to School Safety Toolkit:

A Parent’s Guide to School Safety introduces key school safety topics, highlights relevant Texas laws, and provides specific information that you and your child need to know. The guidance and resources will equip you with how to best support your child and your child’s school.

David’s Legacy Foundation:

David’s Legacy Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate cyber and other bullying, of children and teens, through education, legislation, and legal action.