FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
New York State’s Dignity for All Students Act (The Dignity Act) seeks to provide the State’s public elementary and secondary school students with a safe and supportive environment free from discrimination, intimidation, taunting, harassment, and bullying on school property, a school bus and/or at a school function.
The Dignity Act was signed into law on September 13, 2010 and took effect on July 1, 2012.
To learn more about the Dignity Act, download the New York State Education resources on this page. You can also visit the state's Dignity Act website to learn more.