State Laws and Legislation

Arkansas School Laws

Protects transgender students? Yes
Arkansas state law explicitly prohibits bullying based on “actual or perceived personal characteristic including without limitation race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, socioeconomic status, academic status, disability, gender, gender identity, physical appearance, health condition, or sexual orientation.”  ARK. CODE ANN. §6-18-514 (2011).

Protects gay, lesbian and bisexual students? Yes
Arkansas state law explicitly prohibits bullying based on “actual or perceived personal characteristic including without limitation race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, socioeconomic status, academic status, disability, gender, gender identity, physical appearance, health condition, or sexual orientation.”  ARK. CODE ANN. §6-18-514 (2011).

Citation: ARK. CODE ANN. §6-18-514.

 

Updated: Mon, May 02, 2011 - 11:00:54