Louisiana Policy In 2010, House Bill 46, Act 321, established that each school year the governing authority of each public school shall provide to students in grades seven through twelve, enrolled in Health Education, age- and grade-appropriate classroom instruction relative to dating violence. Associations of dating violence victimization with lifetime participation, co-occurrence, and early initiation of risk behaviors among U.
Such instruction shall include, but need not be limited to, providing students with the following information: What Is Teen Dating Violence?
Teen dating violence can have serious consequences (both criminal and civil) for abusers.
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