Schools Help Stop Teen Dating Violence, Study Finds


School-level interventions reduced dating violence among middle school students by up to 50 percent in New York City, according to a new study from the Police Executive Research Forum, funded by the National Institute of Justice.

Interventions include using temporary school-based restraining orders, higher levels of faculty and security presence in areas identified as “hot spots” and hanging posters to increase awareness and encourage reporting of incidents to school officials.

Read the report here.

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