Dating violence deaths

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Teen dating violence is becoming an epidemic in our society.

1 in every 3 teens has been or knows someone who has been abused in a relationship.

Campus security should also have been made aware of the abuse, the filing says.

When you have lost your own child, how do you find the strength to make sure that other people don’t lose theirs?

But the Rhode Island measure goes further by requiring the topic be incorporated annually into the curriculum for students in seventh through 12th grade.

Burke says such education would have allowed her daughter to recognize the danger in her relationship earlier.

'This could happen to anyone' "If this could happen to her, this could happen to anyone," said Ann Burke, a health teacher who runs a memorial fund to raise money for dating violence workshops for parents and educators.

One other state, Texas, mandates unspecified awareness education on dating violence for students and parents, while several other states encourage it.

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