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White House Sponsors Safe-Schools Event

By McClatchy-Tribune — March 27, 2012 1 min read
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The White House LGBT Conference on Safe Schools and Communities kicked off at the University of Texas at Arlington last week with panel discussions on law enforcement and school resources aimed at targeting hate crimes and bullying against youths and adults in the Lesbian, Gay, Transsexual, Bisexual community. The event drew national attention with about 400 participants signed up, representing law enforcement, community members, teachers, and students. The Obama administration is holding similar events throughout the spring in various cities.

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A version of this article appeared in the March 28, 2012 edition of Education Week as White House Sponsors Safe-Schools Event

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