Zero Tolerance Bullying Policy

At Southwest Charlotte STEM Academy we have a ZERO TOLERANCE policy to Bullying. Here are additional resources available for you or your student to review and determine if you are a victim to bullying:​



Have you seen bullying?

Have you been a victim of bullying?

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