Tuesday, March 3, 2015

HRC Submits Testimony For Safe Schools For All Students Act In New Mexico

The Human Rights Campaign Blog, March 3, 2015

"Today, HRC submitted testimony in support of the Safe Schools for All Students Act (SB 393)in New Mexico, which would protect students in New Mexico from bullying and harassment.

In her testimony before the Senate Education Committee, Senior Legislative Counsel Alison Gill outlined the importance of this bill and argued that all youth should be protected from bullying and harassment. 'The passage of this anti-bullying legislation is critical to ensure the safety and well-being of young people in New Mexico,' she said. 'In New Mexico in 2013, 46 percent (nearly half) of middle school students reported being bullied on school property.'" Read More.

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