Q: Can I file charges against the school for not protecting my son?
5 documented cases of events like spitting in my sons lunch, hitting him with a chair, slamming a door in his face and punching him in the face. all documented cases show the same child instigated an unprovoked attack on my son. at no time did my son provoke or even respond.
A: Bullying should be taken very seriously by schools. It is important to report and document the bullying on the school bullying and reporting forms. The laws vary by states but Federal guidance can be found here https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/frontpage/pro-students/issues/roi-issue06.html. If the bullying is based upon the student's disability, race, sex, color, or national origin, be sure to indicate as such in the report to the school system.
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