The School Has A Duty To Protect Children At School.
Safe School Climate Law
There are 4 ways to deal with a bully:
The School Must Call the Police
School officials must call the police right away if school officials know that someone has done, or is going to do, something at school that injures someone or damages property.
Police officers have discretion and may or may not respond the way you want.
What Can You Do if the School Does Not Call the Police?
Try to file charges at the police department.
You can report the incident to the School Board in writing or in person at a board meeting.
You can look for an attorney to get the school to report the incident to the police.
If an attorney has to file papers in court, then you can get back your attorney fees and court costs.
to go to class or school.
This brochure is general information and is not everything you need to know before you rent. You should talk to an attorney if you have more questions or if you want advice on your specific situation.
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This brochure was prepared by South Carolina Legal Services and is provided as a public service.
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Printed March 2010
South Carolina Legal Services is a statewide law firm that provides civil legal services to protect the rights and represent the interests of low-income South Carolinians.
All low-income South Carolinians will have full and fair access to justice.