Dating violence education schools

ODE provides several forms of assistance to districts in meeting the requirements.

Daisy is alone with her uncle when he touches her and tells her to keep it a secret.

Dating violence can inflict long‑lasting pain, putting survivors at increased risk of substance abuse, depression, poor academic performance, suicidal ideation, and future violence. In one Texas high school, a student was raped in the band room.

After reporting it to her teacher, she was told to confront her attacker to discuss what happened.

School districts also must include dating violence prevention education in the health curriculum for grades 7 through 12.

All requirements of the bill were to have been met by late September 2010.

Like bullying, teen dating violence has far-reaching consequences for the health and life outcomes of victims.

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