Removing Barriers to LGBTQ Student Safety and Achievement
Students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning (LGBTQ) continue to experience bullying and harassment from their peers in K-12 education. State boards of education have the power to develop supportive policy frameworks that promote positive transformations in schools where LGBTQ students can feel safe and learn.
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