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School Violence Acts Defined and the Annual Report of these Crimes


ItemDescription
Policy TitleSchool Violence Acts Defined and the Annual Report of these Crimes
Policy CategorySafe School Program Guidelines (SSCH)
Policy IDSSCH-000
Policy Date2014-09-04
Previous Policy Dates12/02/1993, 12/07/1995, 08/07/1996, 12/05/1996, 02/05/1998, 01/13/1999, 01/10/2001,03/04/2010, 02/02/2012
Statutory Reference GS 115C-12(21)

Formerly HRS-A-000

  1. Local Education Agencies (LEAs) shall report the following crimes and offenses within five school days to the State Board of Education via the Department of Public Instruction-approved discipline reporting system in conformity with the State’s Uniform Education Reporting System:
    1. Homicide as defined in G.S. §14-17 and 14.18;
    2. Assault resulting in serious personal injury as defined in G.S. §14-32.4;
    3. Assault involving the use of a weapon as defined in G.S. §14-32 through 14-34.10;
    4. Rape as defined in G.S. §14-27.2, 14-27.3 and 14-27.7A;
    5. Sexual offense as defined in G.S §14-27.4, 14-27.5 and 14-27.7A;
    6. Sexual assault as defined in G.S. §14-27.5A and 14-33(c)(2);
    7. Kidnapping as defined in G.S. §14-39;
    8. Robbery with a dangerous weapon as defined in G.S. §14-87;
    9. Indecent liberties with a minor as defined in G.S. §14-202.1, 14-202.2 and 14-202.4;
    10. Assault with a firearm or powerful explosive as defined in G.S. §14-34 through 14-34.10 and §14.49 through 14-50.1;
    11. Robbery with a firearm or dangerous explosive as defined in G.S. §14-87;
    12. Willfully burning a school building as defined in G.S. §14-60;
    13. Making bomb threats or engaging in bomb hoaxes as defined in G.S. §14-69.2;
    14. Assault on school officials, employees, and volunteers as defined in G.S. §14-33(c)(6); 
    15. Possession of a controlled substance in violation of the law as defined in G.S. §90-86 through 90-113.8;
    16. Possession of a firearm in violation of the law as defined in G.S. §14-269.2;
    17. Possession of a weapon in violation of the law as defined in G.S. §14-269.2;
    18. Unlawful, underage sales, purchase, provision, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages as defined in G.S. §18B-302;
    19. Assault as defined in G.S. §14-33 but not resulting in an injury as severe as defined in G.S. §14-32.4;
    20. Fighting, or affray as defined in G.S. §14-33;
    21. Gang activity as defined in G.S. §14-50.16 14-50.20;
    22. Robbery as defined in G.S. §14-87, but without the use of a dangerous weapon;
    23. Extortion as defined in G.S. §14-118.4;
    24. Communicating threats as defined in G.S. §14-277.1;
    25. Threat of assault with a firearm or powerful explosive as defined in G.S. §14-277.1;
    26. Threat of assault with a weapon as defined in G.S. §14-277.1;
    27. Threat of assault without a weapon as defined in G.S. §14-277.1;
    28. Possession or use of tobacco products as defined in G.S. §14-313;
    29. Property damage as defined in G.S.  §115C-398;
    30. Bullying as defined in G.S. §115C-407.15;
    31. Cyberbullying as defined in G.S. §14-458.1 and 14-458.2;
    32. Verbal harassment as defined in G.S. §115C-407.15;
    33. Sexual harassment as defined in G.S. §115C-335.5; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §2000e et seq.;
    34. Harrassment - Race/Ethnicity as defined in §115C-407.15;
    35. Harrassment – Disability as defined in § 115C-407.15;
    36. Harrassment – Sexual orientation as defined in §115C-407.15;
    37. Harrassment – Religious affiliation as defined in §115C-407.15; and
    38. Discrimination as defined in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §2000d et seq.; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C.  §2000e et seq.; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §§1681-1688; Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq.
  2. Failure to follow reporting requirements under this provision may justify disciplinary action pursuant to 16 NCAC 6C.0312 (License Suspension and Revocation).
  3. These offenses must be reported when they occur under the following conditions and circumstances:  (1) on school property, defined as any public school building, bus, public school campus, grounds, recreational area, or athletic field in the charge of the principal or (2) off school property on a school-sponsored field trip.

 

History Note: Authority G.S. 115C-12(21); G.S. 115C-288(g); G.S. 115C-307(a);

NC Constitution Article IX, Sec. 5.

                                 

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