Colorado is moving in the opposite direction of states under Republican control that are limiting how teachers can talk about race, gender, and sexuality.
Both candidates have received big donations from those who influence New York’s education world — helping to paint a clearer picture of who is hoping to have sway over school policy.
Education has featured prominently in Arizona, Michigan, and Wisconsin, three battleground states with tight races for governor.
More than 80% of LGBTQ students say they faced harassment or assault.
As signals of inclusivity fade or vanish, it is often students of color and LGBTQ young people who feel the effects most acutely.
Armed with prayers and sexually explicit passages, activists bring book wars to Michigan school board
Other parents say they trust librarians and teachers to determine what is appropriate for students
Harlem chemistry teacher Billy Green, who faced homelessness in his youth, was named New York state’s teacher of the year. Green often combines science and arts into his lessons.
Republican-led states oppose efforts to extend federal protections to trans students.
Through the Queer Memory Project of Northern Colorado, a CSU professor is helping K-12 teachers make LGBTQ history connections in their own backyards.
As Alabama imposes sweeping new restrictions on transgender youth, a support group offers space for community.
I never learned about Stonewall. It’s past time schools take queer history and culture seriously.
The full reach of the new laws won’t be known until fall. Already, many LGBTQ students feel under siege.
‘Un mensaje claro y fuerte’: Estudiantes LGBTQ protegidos contra discriminación, dicen reglas propuestas
Las reglas escolares aclaran que las protecciones de la ley de derechos civiles aplican a los estudiantes LGBTQ.
The failed resolution will likely be back before the Detroit school board in July
That’s one finding from the biennial Healthy Kids Colorado survey. The results point to the need for more support for LGBTQ+ youth.
But like most things within the nation’s largest school district, what happens across New York City’s 1,600 schools often varies school to school and even classroom to classroom.
The proposal is the latest step by the Biden administration to strengthen protections for LGBTQ students at school.
It remains unclear how useful the data would be in its early forms, but would be a significant step toward assembling data on nonbinary students.
The State Board plans to take until the end of the year to finalize Colorado’s social students standards after being inundated with conflicting public comments.
‘Am I not allowed to mention myself?’ Schools grapple with new restrictions on teaching about gender and sexuality
Some educators have already made changes to lessons about LGBTQ issues because of these new curriculum laws.