New Jersey Department of Education

2022 Amendments to New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (ABR): FAQs & Resources

New Jersey has been a leader in the establishment of a strong statutory, regulatory policy and program framework to support the prevention, remediation and reporting of HIB in schools.  Provided on this webpage are the required harassment, intimidation and bullying (HIB) incident reporting forms, the updated Model Policy for Preventing HIB and a list of frequently asked questions concerning the 2022 amendments to New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (ABR) and N.J.A.C. 6A:16-7.7 and 7.8.

Addressing Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying in Schools: Frequently Asked Questions

The ­Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (ABR) was authorized in January 2011 and amended in January 2022. The Frequently Asked Questions pertain to the amendments enacted in January 2022 and have been updated as of July 2023.

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