Teen dating violence has serious consequences for victims and their schools. The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS): 2010 Summary Report.
Witnessing violence has been associated with decreased school attendance and academic performance. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Ohio Substitute House Bill 19 (HB 19) became effective March 29, 2010.
All requirements of the bill were to have been met by late September 2010.Throughout Indiana, both school and community-based practitioners are currently addressing the topic of teen dating violence through the provision of a variety of dating, intimate partner, and sexual violence prevention programs and curricula in both school and out-of-school settings.These programs and curricula have been developed in different ways, were obtained from a variety of sources, and are providing valuable assistance to schools.According to the Office on Violence Against Women at the U. Department of Justice, violence committed by a person who is or has been in a social relationship of a romantic or intimate nature with the victim is dating violence. The existence of such a relationship shall be determined based on a consideration of the following factors: How Does Teen Dating Violence Affect Our Schools?