You have a right to be safe from harassment at school. In Texas public schools, harassment can include threats to cause you harm or bodily injury, sexually intimidating conduct, damaging your property, physically confining or restraining you, or other malicious acts like namecalling that are severe enough to substantially harm your physical or emotional health or safety. The Texas Education Code requires public schools to prohibit, and take steps to prevent, student harassment. Several federal courts have also found it unconstitutional if schools fail to enforce their anti-harassment policies equally on behalf of all students. 

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