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Mo. District Cannot Censor LGBT Web Sites, Court Rules

District says that its intent was to abide by the guidelines set forth by the Children’s Internet Protection Act.

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Minnesota School District Ends Policy Blamed for Anti-Gay Bullying

After nine suicides, a federal lawsuit, and the glare of the media spotlight, Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin school district has at last rid itself of the policy that helped create a virulently anti-gay environment in its schools.

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Video | National Gay-Straight Alliance Day Message from U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

Since taking office, President Obama and his Administration have taken many steps to ensure that all students are safe and healthy and can learn in environments free from discrimination, bullying and harassment.

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N.Y. Students Suspended After Gay Teen's Suicide

A high school in upstate New York has suspended some students after the suicide of a bullied gay teenager.

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Expansion of LGBT Education Beneficia

LGBT rights are slowly but surely advancing in America on the national and local levels. “Don’t ask, don’t tell” was officially repealed in September. California passed a law last week that requires public schools to teach students — from kindergarteners to high schoolers — about LGBT Americans as a part of U.S. history courses.

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California Schools Scrambling to Add Lessons on LGBT Americans

Many are flummoxed about how to carry out a new law requiring California public schools to teach all students, from kindergartners to 12th-graders, about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans.

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Fla. School Board Blocks Grant Over Gay Discrimination

The Pinellas County School Board decided Tuesday to cut ties with an educational program affiliated with the Boy Scouts.

Senate Bill 48: California Sets a New Curriculum Standard

It became the first state to require school districts to include the contributions of gay Americans in their social studies curriculum.

The Phenomenon Known as Bullicide

Educators can take a number of proactive steps towards preventing a tragedy.

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