News release from Fort Wayne Community Schools:
Safe dating program offered by FWCS
(January 4, 2016) – FWCS is offering a program on safe dating and teen domestic abuse Jan. 7 at the Bill C. Anthis Center, 1200 S. Barr St. There will be sessions from 11 a.m to noon and 6 to 7 p.m. to provide students, parents and others tools they need to help recognize abuse and find support. Both sessions are free to attend and no registration is required.
Participants will learn about the signs of teen domestic abuse; the effects of teen domestic abuse; strategies to stop violence; components of healthy relationships; and community resources and support.
About Fort Wayne Community Schools
With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 51 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.