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The New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence recommends that all schools develop a dating violence policy, which can help them to:

  • Build victim safety and offender accountability into the school’s response.
  • Provide a consistent school response to dating abuse.
  • Establish clear roles and responsibilities for school staff.
  • Provide help to victims.

Recommended Provisions for School Dating Abuse Policies

 

Model Policies:

Break the Cycle is a national organization that collaborated with four local organizations to develop the DC Safe Schools Model Policy, which can be used as a tool by schools seeking to develop their own policies:

 

Initiatives and Curriculums

 

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