Bullying Defined

“Bullying” for purposes of this policy is defined as insults, taunts, or challenges, whether verbal or physical in nature, which are likely to intimidate or provoke a violent or disorderly response. Bullying in violation of this policy may not rise to the level of unlawful harassment under Title IX of the Education Acts of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VI, or the Rehabilitation Act of 1974.