File: ACH


    In addition to the state’s legal definition of assault, the Sharon Public Schools further defines assault as a verbal and/or physical attack with intent to do harm.

    Whenever there is an incident of assault, other than sexual assault covered in policy ACAB, the Principal or his/her designee, will be responsible for conducting an initial investigation, and consulting with the Police Department if necessary. Results of the investigation may include, but are not limited to the following:

    1. Police/court involvement
    2. Suspension/Expulsion
    3. Letter of Reprimand
    4. Termination of employment
    5. On-going education and/or counseling

    Legal Ref:M.G.L. 265:13A, Assault or Assault and Battery; Punishment

    Cross Refs:AC,Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex

    ACAB, Sexual Harassment

    ACE, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap

    ECAC, Vandalism

    JICFB, Anti-Bullying

    Revised:April 30, 2014