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School districts ramp up training after Forest Hills sex assault lawsuit, federal investigation

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – After watching Forest Hills Public Schools undergo a federal investigation and lawsuit for its handling of a student’s campus sex assault allegations, school districts in the region are being more proactive about training employees. “What was and is a difficult situation for Forest Hills is a learning opportunity for other school […]

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What happens when your son tells you he’s really a girl?

Source: http://www2.macleans.ca/2014/01/13/what-happens-when-your-son-tells-you-hes-really-a-girl/ What happens when your son tells you he’s really a girl Inside the families embracing the new world of gender variance by Cathy Gulli on Monday, January 13, 2014 10:25am – MacLean’s Magazine Since the summer of 2012, Olie Pullen has kept in her bedroom closet a Wonder Woman costume, which she loves, but has struggled […]

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RESOURCES FOR EFFECTIVE PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT AND BULLYING

  RESOURCES FOR EFFECTIVE PREVENTION OF VIOLENCE, HARASSMENT AND BULLYING   Prepared by Marta Larson Consultant, Ann Arbor, Michigan Email: mlarson@umich.edu   Elementary School Curriculum Materials   Anti-Bias Education: Tools for Empowering Young Children and Ourselves, by Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards. (Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2010). Exploring awareness […]

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UNITED STATES REACHES AGREEMENT WITH ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA, SCHOOL DISTRICT TO RESOLVE SEX DISCRIMINATION ALLEGATIONS

This is a very significant court case regarding the rights of transgender students. See attached official documents.   From: USDOJ-Office of Public Affairs (SMO) Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2013 4:07 PM To: USDOJ-Office of Public Affairs (SMO) Subject: UNITED STATES REACHES AGREEMENT WITH ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA, SCHOOL DISTRICT TO RESOLVE SEX DISCRIMINATION ALLEGATIONS   Note:  A […]

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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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