On April 4, 2011, the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued a “significant... [Read More]
It can happen to anyone... Molly and Andrew Molly met Andrew on the first day of her sophomore year, and they quickly started spending a lot of time together. After they began dating, Andrew called or texted ...
Is my school ready?
Schools need to address dating violence. Schools have a unique opportunity to educate and support teens and may be the only place where teenagers can learn about dating violence. Schools provide students with a support system, problem solving ...
Implement a dating violence policy
Schools should implement a policy for addressing incidents of teen dating violence. Doing so is important in order to create clear expectations for community members, to ensures that students, staff, parents and faculty are aware ...
Blog & News
On April 4, 2011, Vice President Biden announced that the Administration has issued a ‘Dear Colleague’ letter withdrawing... [Read More]
Girls who have had sex by the age of 14 are more likely to experience violence in their relationships. According to a Liz... [Read More]
I didn’t think it would ever happen to me. I was raised well, my parents taught me never to get in strangers’ cars or... [Read More]
I think one of my friends might be in an abusive relationship… a lot of the symptoms fit her. She spends all of her time... [Read More]
I told my counselor that I think my friend’s boyfriend verbally abuses her (he puts her down, calls her names, etc), and... [Read More]