White House backs Safe Schools Improvement Act

May 2012
Empty Closet;May2012, Issue 456, p14
The article reports that the U.S. government endorsed the Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA) and the Student Non-Discrimination Act (SNDA). The SSIA requires school districts to adopt codes of conduct that prohibit bullying and harassment and the SNDA prohibits discrimination in public schools against any student because of their actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity. Government efforts in support of these bills are presented.


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