NJ Senate committee to consider dateing violence education bill

    New Jersey’s Senate Education Committee will review legislation today that could create a dating violence education task force. As part of the bill, school health teachers would be required to give age-appropriate lessons to students about dating violence.

    As the Associated Press reports, the Education Department would develop dating violence training materials and post them online, and school staff would receive guidelines for recognizing and reporting dating violence among students.

    The bipartisan-sponsored bill has been approved by the Assembly Education panel.

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