The Department of Education, our federal partners, and countless schools and colleges nationwide are committed to preventing incidents like this.
We are working together to raise awareness, develop effective prevention strategies, and educate young people about healthy relationships.
Abuse may include insults, coercion, social sabotage, sexual harassment, stalking, threats and/or acts of physical or sexual abuse.
Instruct students to take notes on key concepts while they are reading the material, with an eye towards new information and information they feel is important for their peers to know about dating violence.
or Option 2: Before the lesson, print out pages from Web sites included in the Web site list and distribute to the class as a homework reading assignment.
After reporting it to her teacher, she was told to confront her attacker to discuss what happened.
The school district then accused the teenager of “public lewdness” and then removed her from her high school.
Students should pay particular attention to information that surprised them or that they did not know.