Misinformation on Teacher Sexual Abuse of Students

In the final analysis, all adults have a responsibility to protect our children so they can reach their greatest potential, free of adults, who may wish to exploit them for their own purposes and, thus, alter that divine gift—potential. “We are not only responsible for what we do, but also, for that what we don’t do.” -Voltaire

Conversations with Children About Self-Protection Imperative

We now know that teenagers often do not make the most responsible, reasoned decisions because this part of their brain is still developing. (Front line PBS) The basic part of the brain that gives teenagers strategies and perhaps warns them of potential consequences isn’t fully on board yet. This research reaffirms the importance of telling our children, in simple language, what is and is not acceptable behavior between siblings.