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How to File A Complaint: Equal Access Act

How to File A Complaint: Equal Access Act Gay-straight alliances (GSAs) and similar student-initiated groups addressing  Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender (LGBT)  issues can play an important role in promoting safer schools and creating more welcoming learning environments. Nationwide, students are forming these groups in part to combat bullying and harassment of LGBT students and to […]

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ADA National Network DISABILITY LAW HANDBOOK

Disability law is an area of law that overlaps with many other areas of law – including employment law, administrative law, elder law, consumer law, construction law, insurance law, school law, health law, social security law, and civil rights law. Individuals with disabilities are a protected class under civil rights laws, and it is the […]

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Tips for Talking to Children About Marriage Equality

Tips for Talking to Children About Marriage Equality Posted by Rohmteen Mokhtari, June 26, 2013 With all the media attention on the Supreme Court’s historic marriage equality rulings, some parents and teachers may initially feel a little anxious about discussing the topic with their children or students. Sometimes talking to children about LGBT issues seem […]

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Play By The Rules – Great Free Curriculum

Play by the Rules is a promising award winning program developed by the Alabama Center for Law & Civic Education to teach law to youth to develop their sense of civic responsibility and provide them with the tools they need to prevent crime, save lives and build safer communities. The Play by the Rules program is proudly brought […]

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Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were necessary

Note: Just when you thought you heard it all. So many things wrong here. Source: http://news.yahoo.com/japanese-mayor-wartime-sex-slaves-were-necessary-042050746.html# By MALCOLM FOSTER | Associated Press – 1 hr 3 mins ago TOKYO (AP) — An outspoken nationalist mayor said the Japanese military’s forced prostitution of Asian women before and during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks and provide rest for […]

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