Parents of slain teen call for violence prevention

in 2013, Associated Press, Emily Rothman, Newsmakers, School of Public Health
May 14th, 2013

Emily RothmanAssociated Press
Emily Rothman, School of Public Health

The parents of a teenager whose former high school boyfriend was convicted of her murder urged state lawmakers Tuesday to require that dating violence prevention be included as part of health and sex education programs in public schools…

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‘‘We as a Commonwealth are doing virtually nothing. We have no state funding for dating violence prevention in schools. That is deplorable.’’

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