DASA / VADIR

The Dignity for All Students Act

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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. Amendments to the act are effective as of July 1, 2013

VADIR - Violent and Disruptive Incident Reporting


Each school district is required to submit Violent and Disruptive Incident Reports (VADIR) for each school building on an annual basis. Information on this page provides links to VADIR data reported by the schools, and provides resource documents to help school staff complete the necessary forms.


SCHOOL SAFETY AND THE EDUCATIONAL CLIMATE (SSEC)

Data Collection || Data Reports || Accountability


Data Collection for 2016-17 School Year Incidents


Data Collection Period: SSEC incident data may be submitted to the Department via the SED Online Portal beginning June 26, 2017. Data submissions must be completed by July 21, 2017

Documentation: Further information, including directions for completing the data collection forms, glossary and FAQ documents can be found at the following locations: