On Saturday, October 11, 2014, the Elk Grove Unified School District will be among the participants at the “Stand Up, Speak Out” youth rally against bullying at the West steps of the State Capitol.  This event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes music, giveaways and raffle prizes. The Elk Grove Unified School District will have information about district anti-bullying efforts.  The event is being hosted by the Sacramento Regional Coalition for Tolerance.


On October 7, 2014, the EGUSD Board of Education took action on a resolution to declare October as National Bullying Prevention Month.  EGUSD has long had strategies for bullying prevention and intervention in place to help keep students safe and ensure a healthy learning environment.  The district has an extensive board policy on bullying that covers a variety of areas, including cyberbullying, bullying prevention, intervention, complaints and investigation, discipline and enforcement mechanisms.

EGUSD also participated in the Stand Up Speak Out! event last year, you can read about it here.