School-based dating abuse prevention laws by State Blog post March 13, Many states have passed legislation to address dating abuse in schools. California, once a leader in dating abuse prevention legislation, is now begin to lag behind. Permits a school district to adopt dating abuse policies and to incorporate dating violence education into health curricula for grades Requires every school district in AZ to review and consider the adoption of dating abuse curriculum and policies by June 30, Includes teen dating violence and domestic violence education as part of the in-service training program for certified teachers, administrators and pupil personnel.
SCR 21 establishes a teen dating violence task force to evaluate and make recommendations on policies for education on teen dating violence. SB and HB Chapter Requires comprehensive health education taught in the public schools to include a component on teen dating violence and abuse for students in grades 7 through Requires district school boards to adopt and implement a dating violence and abuse policy and provides policy requirements.
Requires the Department of Education to develop a model policy that includes school personnel training. Requires the State Board of Education to add a teen dating violence prevention program to the rape prevention and personal safety education program for grades 8 through Local boards may implement such programs at any time and for any grade level local boards find appropriate, and the state board shall encourage the implementation of such programs.
In addition, the state board shall make information regarding such programs available to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Adds teen dating violence to the list of topics which may be covered in a Comprehensive Health Program for grades 8 — The department, in collaboration with organizations that have expertise in dating violence, domestic violence, and sexual abuse, shall identify or develop: Requires each public school to provide dating violence education as part of its health curriculum in grades Encourages schools to adopt age appropriate dating violence education into the school curricula.
SB requires school districts to implement a specific policy to address teen dating violence in public schools. These policies are required to clearly state that teen dating violence will not be tolerated, and need to include guidelines for addressing alleged incidents. SB requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to establish standards for introduction in a number of topics, including teen dating violence prevention.
Requires DOE to develop and adopt a TDV policy by certain date to help individual school districts in developing their own policy. Requires each school district to adopt a policy for educating staff and all students about TDV. Requires schools to include policies around TDV in all student conduct publications. Each school district shall incorporate dating violence education that is age-appropriate into the school program.
Requests that the Public Education Department and Department of Health convene a working group to study and develop recommendations regarding prevention of teen dating violence in New Mexico. SB would establish the temporary state commission on intimate partner violence including dating violence to study, report on and make recommendations on the prevalence, causes, effects, risks and costs of such violence. The policy must include a statement that dating violence will not be tolerated, reporting procedures, and guidelines to responding to incidents of dating violence and discipline procedures specific to at-school incidents.
The boards of education are required o train school staff to address dating violence. HB requires school boards to develop programs to educate students about dating violence and authorizes the Oregon Department of Justice and the Oregon Department of Human Services to allocate funding to help combat the problem.
HB amends the terms and courses of study in the Public School Code of and provides for dating violence education. SB and HB SB encourages but does not require the DOE to develop a sexual and dating violence curriculum for students in grades The curriculum should include instruction on dating violence and sexual violence, prevention strategies, and resources.
HB creates a teen dating violence court program that includes a week course to educate children who engage in dating violence and encourage them to refrain from engaging in that conduct; also provides for the deferral of adjudication and dismissal of certain dating violence cases. HB requires each school district to adopt and implement a dating violence policy.
The policies must address: This concurrent resolution of the legislature and governor encourages the Utah State Board of Education and Utah State Board of Regents to ensure that all middle school, junior high school, senior high school and post-secondary education programs provide materials and services on domestic and dating violence.
SB requires that any family life education curriculum offered by a local school division is to include the standards of learning objectives related to dating violence and the characteristics of abusive relationships to be taught at least once in middle school and at least twice in high school.
Requires the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to develop a model family preservation curriculum that includes, but is not limited to, instruction on developing conflict management skills, communication skills, domestic violence and dating violence, financial responsibility, and parenting responsibility.