Wednesday, September 8, 2010

N.Y. Governor signs anti-bullying bill into law

washingtonblade, (New York, NY) September 8, 2010

"New York Gov. David Paterson (D) signed into law on Wednesday legislation intended to alleviate bullying and harassment against LGBT people in public schools.  The legislation, known as the Dignity for All Students Act, includes protections based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. According to the New York Times, the law will require school districts to report instances of bullying to the State Education Department."  Read more.

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