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After governor’s veto, parents now must opt-in for students to learn about dating violence, child abuse

Advocates are worried that a last-minute law change means that students who need information about dating violence and child abuse will be the least likely to receive it.

Students arrived at Morehead Middle School in El Paso on Aug. 19, 2021.

From all-in to opt-in

Advocates encourage parents to enroll

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