Correa’s Bill on Teen Dating Violence Education and Prevention Passes Senate Committee

Photo: State Senator Lou Correa addressing Sexual Assault Awareness Month supporters outside the California State Capitol

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State, Senator,­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­ 34th Senate District

For Immediate Release: April 22, 2010
Contact: Lina Hamilton (916) 651-4034

Correa’s Bill on Teen Dating Violence Education and Prevention Passes Senate Committee

SACRAMENTO, CA- Proposed legislation by Senator Lou Correa (Orange County) to teach teen students about teen dating violence awareness and prevention was approved today by the Senate Committee on Education. SB 1300 will require the State Board of Education to incorporate, at its next revision, teen dating violence and sexual violence instruction into health curriculum framework for pupils in 7 to 12 grades. This bill will also authorize a school district to provide teen dating violence prevention education consisting of age-appropriate instruction.

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