Sexual Orientation and the Public Schools: The Law is Changing and Becoming More Humane


by Richard Fossey, Todd A. DeMitchell & Suzanne Eckes - October 16, 2007

Unfortunately, students and teachers still experience discrimination and harassment based on sexual orientation. Nevertheless, thanks to progressive legislators and courts scattered around the country, discrimination in the schools based on sexual orientation is headed toward the dustbin of American history. Among all the problems that public schools face, it is reassuring to know that the civil rights of gays and lesbians in American schools are expanding and not in retreat.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: October 16, 2007
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 14654, Date Accessed: 3/1/2021 7:15:37 AM

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