PBIS as an Effective Approach to Bullying Prevention & Intervention: Complying with Connecticut General Statutes §10-222d-kThe PBIS framework gives schools the tools to focus on important student outcomes, integrate related practices and initiatives, engage positively and preventively with students and parents, and use data to provide contextually and culturally related implementation. This publication illustrates the consistency between the PBIS framework and the structure established under Connecticut General Statutes §10-222d-k.
- the School-wide Evaluation Tool (SET), a survey performed by an external evaluator;
- the Benchmarks of Quality (BoQ), a survey completed by the school’s internal PBIS leadership team; and
- the Self-Assessment Survey (SAS), a survey completed by all school staff members.
New Guidance on Responding to Bullying of Students with DisabilitiesThe U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) investigates and resolves complaints of disability discrimination at public schools. OCR recently issued guidance to public schools (available in Spanish) to help school officials understand their federal responsibilities to respond to bullying of students with disabilities.