WVC 18 - 2 C- 1
§18-2C-1. Legislative findings.
The Legislature finds that a safe and civil environment in
school is necessary for students to learn and achieve high academic
standards. The Legislature finds that harassment, intimidation or
bullying, like other disruptive or violent behavior, is conduct
that disrupts both a student's ability to learn and a school's
ability to educate its students in a safe, nonthreatening
The Legislature further finds that students learn by example.
The Legislature charges school administrators, faculty, staff and
volunteers with demonstrating appropriate behavior, treating others
with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate harassment,
intimidation or bullying.