Gender-Based/Sexual Misconduct (Title IX) Policy

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Bullying, defined as repeated and/or severe aggressive behavior likely to intimidate or intentionally hurt, control or diminish another person, physically or mentally (that is not speech or conduct otherwise protected by the First Amendment).

Bullying & Cyber-Bullying: Bullying is typically portrayed as aggressive behavior or intentional harm that is carried out repeatedly and over time and occurs within an interpersonal relationship characterized by an imbalance of power. It often includes comments about race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or disability. It often involves an imbalance of power, aggression, and a negative repeated behavior. Cyberbullying is when an individual is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another person using the Internet, interactive and digital technologies, or mobile phones.

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