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The Preventable Problem That Schools Ignore

Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/12/the-preventable-problem-that-schools-ignore/547604/ Educators are ill-equipped to help victims of dating violence. Nearly 1.5 million high-school students in the U.S. are physically abused by dating partners every year. More than one-third of 10th-graders (35 percent) have been physically or verbally abused by dating partners, while a similar percentage are perpetrators of such abuse. Youth from low-income backgrounds, those from marginalized racial and ethnic groups, and LGBTQ students […]

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