Texas Education Code - EDUC § 37.0831. Dating Violence Policies

(a) Each school district shall adopt and implement a dating violence policy to be included in the district improvement plan under Section 11.252 .

(b) A dating violence policy must:

(1) include a definition of dating violence that includes the intentional use of physical, sexual, verbal, or emotional abuse by a person to harm, threaten, intimidate, or control another person in a dating relationship, as defined by Section 71.0021, Family Code ;  and

(2) address safety planning, enforcement of protective orders, school-based alternatives to protective orders, training for teachers and administrators, counseling for affected students, and awareness education for students and parents.


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