School policy and dating violence
At the beginning of the 2007-2008 school year, Texas superintendents received policy update materials from the Texas Association of School Boards, which included guidance on the new code.Superintendents also received the Guide to Addressing Dating Violence in Texas Schools.School administrators received training on this topic at Texas Association of School Administrators’ Midwinter Conference in January, 2008.
By taking steps to prevent violence at the individual level, interpersonal level, and community level you can help create a safe environment at school.
Instead, gun violence is associated with a confluence of individual, family, school, peer, community, and sociocultural risk factors that interact over time during childhood and adolescence.
Although many youths desist in aggressive and antisocial behavior during late adolescence, others are disproportionately at risk for becoming involved in or otherwise affected by gun violence.
Abuse may include insults, coercion, social sabotage, sexual harassment, stalking, threats and/or acts of physical or sexual abuse.
The abusive partner uses this pattern of violent and coercive behavior to gain power and maintain control over the dating partner.