Friday, January 30, 2015

LGBT Youth Deserve To Learn in Environments Free From Harassment and Bullying

Human Rights Campaign Blog, January 29, 2015

"Today, HRC praised the bipartisan reintroduction of the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA) by U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL).

SSIA would amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) to require school districts in states that receive ESEA funds to adopt codes of conduct specifically prohibiting bullying and harassment, including on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and religion." Read More.

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