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What Teachers Need to Know to Do Right by Queer Students

Students deserve an LGBTQ-inclusive education, but many educators don’t know where to start, writes Sabia Prescott. (June 21, 2019)

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Educators Conflicted on LGBT Issues, Survey Shows
A scant majority of 51 percent say students should be able to use the restroom that corresponds to their gender identity in an Education Week national survey of local educators.

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Educators have a responsibility to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students who live in fear of being bullied at school, writes Peter DeWitt.
February 22, 2012 – Education Week

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