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2010 Florida Statutes

SECTION 148
Dating violence and abuse prohibited.
F.S. 1006.148
1006.148 Dating violence and abuse prohibited.
(1) Each district school board shall adopt and implement a dating violence and abuse policy. The policy shall:
(a) Prohibit dating violence and abuse by any student on school property, during a school-sponsored activity, or during school-sponsored transportation.
(b) Provide procedures for responding to such incidents of dating violence or abuse, including accommodations for students experiencing dating violence or abuse.
(c) Define dating violence and abuse and provide for a teen dating violence and abuse component in the health education curriculum, according to s. 1003.42(2)(n), with emphasis on prevention education.
(d) Be implemented in a manner that is integrated with a school district’s discipline policies.
(2) By January 1, 2011, the Department of Education shall develop a model policy to serve as a guide for district school boards in the development of the dating violence and abuse policy described in subsection (1).
(3) Each district school board shall provide training for teachers, staff, and school administrators to implement this section.
History.s. 2, ch. 2010-217.