Iowa grant to help schools stop violence

A school district worked with three organizations to receive the funding: Dubuque Community Y Domestic Violence Program, the Riverview Center and the Dubuque Police Department

By Stacey Becker
The Telegraph Herald

DUBUQUE, Iowa — The Dubuque Community School District received a $488,000 federal grant that will support programs aimed at reducing sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking in secondary schools.

"We want to name the issues and face them right up front," said Mae Hingtgen, behavioral support specialist with the district.

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