Dating violence in high school is all too prevalent and has lasting consequences. But schools aren’t doing enough to address the problem. Research has shown that 17 out of 20 high school girls are physically hurt and four out of 20 are sexually coerced when dating. These experiences affect young people’s health throughout their lives, as […]
(BOSTON) -- One in 10 high school youth in the U.S. reports having been hit or physically hurt by a dating partner in the past year, according to a new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher. read more
The expense matters less than the prestige and convenience.
School counseling provides a unique setting for students to address their needs related to dating violence. However, our nation's high school counselors may be ill-equipped to assist students.
By addressing the large gaps in high school graduation rates between white students and students of color, the nation could see large fiscal gains while improving the lives of millions of young Americans.