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Washington Post
2 years ago
Education

ACLU of Virginia sues school district for not accommodating transgender students

School board sued for not complying with law requiring protections for transgender students. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Education

Sweeping new LAUSD policy to restrict charter school locations; advocates threaten to sue

The Los Angeles school board passed a policy that limits when charter schools can operate on district-owned campuses
Charter advocates threatened to sue over the new restrictions [ more ]
Washington Post
2 years ago
Education

ACLU of Virginia sues school district for not accommodating transgender students

School board sued for not complying with law requiring protections for transgender students. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
5 months ago
Education

Sweeping new LAUSD policy to restrict charter school locations; advocates threaten to sue

The Los Angeles school board passed a policy that limits when charter schools can operate on district-owned campuses
Charter advocates threatened to sue over the new restrictions [ more ]
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Advocate.com
2 months ago
Education

Meet the gay man who will be Tennessee's first out LGBTQ+ school board member

Zach Young is set to become the first out LGBTQ+ school board member in Tennessee. [ more ]
TODAY.com
3 months ago
Education

School board cancels gay '30 Rock' actor's anti-bullying talk, citing his 'lifestyle'

Maulik Pancholy disinvited from middle school anti-bullying assembly due to concerns about his political activism and being openly gay. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Education

Voters toss school board members who forced outing of students

Voters ousted school board members over policy on outing transgender students.
Recall elections tied to culture war priorities and LGBTQ+ rights opposition. [ more ]
Advocate.com
6 months ago
Education

Homophobia causes 'crisis of morale' in Montana school system

Anti-LGBTQ+ sentiments are creating a crisis of morale in Frenchtown public schools.
Teachers and parents have voiced concerns about homophobia and an unsafe work environment. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
6 months ago
Education

Moms For Liberty leader Bridget Ziegler still hasn't resigned over sex scandal - and people in Florida aren't happy

Members demand resignation of Bridget Ziegler for remaining on school board despite controversy
Ziegler accused of hypocrisy for campaigning against LGBTQ+ rights while admitting to same-sex encounter [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
Education

Meet the gay man who will be Tennessee's first out LGBTQ+ school board member

Zach Young is set to become the first out LGBTQ+ school board member in Tennessee. [ more ]
TODAY.com
3 months ago
Education

School board cancels gay '30 Rock' actor's anti-bullying talk, citing his 'lifestyle'

Maulik Pancholy disinvited from middle school anti-bullying assembly due to concerns about his political activism and being openly gay. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Education

Voters toss school board members who forced outing of students

Voters ousted school board members over policy on outing transgender students.
Recall elections tied to culture war priorities and LGBTQ+ rights opposition. [ more ]
Advocate.com
6 months ago
Education

Homophobia causes 'crisis of morale' in Montana school system

Anti-LGBTQ+ sentiments are creating a crisis of morale in Frenchtown public schools.
Teachers and parents have voiced concerns about homophobia and an unsafe work environment. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
6 months ago
Education

Moms For Liberty leader Bridget Ziegler still hasn't resigned over sex scandal - and people in Florida aren't happy

Members demand resignation of Bridget Ziegler for remaining on school board despite controversy
Ziegler accused of hypocrisy for campaigning against LGBTQ+ rights while admitting to same-sex encounter [ more ]
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Advocate.com
4 months ago
Education

California parents oust school board members who enacted anti-LGBTQ+ policy

Parents voted to remove conservative school board members over controversial transgender policy.
The policy required notification when students seek identification different from birth gender. [ more ]
Advocate.com
5 months ago
Education

Utah student athlete threatened after school board member implies she's trans

A high school athlete in Utah is under police protection after receiving threats following a state school board member's social media post.
The board member implied the athlete was transgender and suggested she shouldn't be on the team. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
6 months ago
Education

A school pulled 2 students from a lesbian teacher's class. Their parents wanted a straight teacher.

A school board in Montana voted to remove two students from a lesbian elementary school teacher's class.
The parents wanted their children to be taught by a straight teacher. [ more ]
Advocate.com
4 months ago
Education

California parents oust school board members who enacted anti-LGBTQ+ policy

Parents voted to remove conservative school board members over controversial transgender policy.
The policy required notification when students seek identification different from birth gender. [ more ]
Advocate.com
5 months ago
Education

Utah student athlete threatened after school board member implies she's trans

A high school athlete in Utah is under police protection after receiving threats following a state school board member's social media post.
The board member implied the athlete was transgender and suggested she shouldn't be on the team. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
6 months ago
Education

A school pulled 2 students from a lesbian teacher's class. Their parents wanted a straight teacher.

A school board in Montana voted to remove two students from a lesbian elementary school teacher's class.
The parents wanted their children to be taught by a straight teacher. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
US news

Ann Arbor School Board OK's a Resolution Supporting a Cease-Fire in Gaza

School board in Ann Arbor, Michigan votes in favor of statement supporting a cease-fire in Israel-Hamas war.
The vote was divisive with objections from some parents who did not see a role for the local school board in the conflict. [ more ]
Miami Herald
6 months ago
Education

How Miami schools board members' personal proposals distract from district business

Miami-Dade County School Board sets aside time monthly to discuss individual board members' proposed items called H items.
Out of the 124 H items proposed in Miami-Dade County, only 13 were directly related to classroom changes that would impact students. [ more ]
Towleroad Gay News
6 months ago
US politics

She Broke Into The Capitol On Jan. 6. Now She's Running For School Board In Missouri - Towleroad Gay News

Kimberly Dragoo, who pleaded guilty to participating in the January 6, 2021 insurrection, is now running for St. Joseph school board.
Dragoo's announcement on social media featured a photo of her wearing Donald Trump socks and a note addressed to 'Okay Patriots.' [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
6 months ago
Education

Moms for Liberty candidates face defeats in school board races

Moms for Liberty endorsed candidates are facing losses in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs.
Moms for Liberty focuses on opposing LGBTQ+ rights, critical race theory, and discrimination in school curriculums. [ more ]
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www.cbc.ca
7 months ago
Education

TDSB moves away from communicating every hate incident to parents | CBC News

The Toronto District School Board has stopped communicating every hate or racism-related incident to school communities due to concerns of causing further harm.
Two parents raised concerns about a lack of communication from an elementary school regarding hateful graffiti on site.
Parents argue that they need to be informed about incidents so they can guide their children appropriately. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
7 months ago
Education

School rejects $10K grant from LGBTQ+ org as resident calls gays "evil & wicked"

The school board in Lynchburg, Virginia rejected a $10,000 grant from the It Gets Better Foundation.
One resident objected to the grant, calling it a way to promote a "wicked lifestyle" to children. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
8 months ago
Education

School board reverses decision to boot trans boy from lead role in musical

The Sherman Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to reverse a rule preventing transgender students from playing certain roles in a school musical.
The decision was made after over 65 people spoke before the board and expressed their opposition to the rule.
The school will now perform a pared-back version of the musical intended for younger audiences. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
7 months ago
Education

TDSB moves away from communicating every hate incident to parents | CBC News

The Toronto District School Board has stopped communicating every hate or racism-related incident to school communities due to concerns of causing further harm.
Two parents raised concerns about a lack of communication from an elementary school regarding hateful graffiti on site.
Parents argue that they need to be informed about incidents so they can guide their children appropriately. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
7 months ago
Education

School rejects $10K grant from LGBTQ+ org as resident calls gays "evil & wicked"

The school board in Lynchburg, Virginia rejected a $10,000 grant from the It Gets Better Foundation.
One resident objected to the grant, calling it a way to promote a "wicked lifestyle" to children. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
8 months ago
Education

School board reverses decision to boot trans boy from lead role in musical

The Sherman Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to reverse a rule preventing transgender students from playing certain roles in a school musical.
The decision was made after over 65 people spoke before the board and expressed their opposition to the rule.
The school will now perform a pared-back version of the musical intended for younger audiences. [ more ]
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Toronto
7 months ago
SF parents

Toronto school board moves away from communicating every hate incident to parents

Canada's largest school board has stopped communicating every hate- or racism-related incident to school communities.
Letters about these incidents were found to potentially cause further harm.
The board has shifted its focus to prevention and education. [ more ]
Advocate.com
7 months ago
Education

Virginia School Board Rejects $10k It Gets Better Grant Supporting LGBTQ+ Students

A school board in Virginia has rejected a grant for LGBTQ+ students
Conservative officials are working to restrict LGBTQ+ topics and support in schools [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Education

Pa. school board member resigns after calling Israeli army 'terrorist organization': 'Words do matter'

A Pennsylvania school board member resigned after calling Israel's army a 'terrorist organization' on social media.
She will retain her job as an assistant superintendent in the Philadelphia school system. [ more ]
Advocate.com
7 months ago
Education

Moms for Liberty-Supporting Superintendent Quits and Gets $700K Severance

Central Bucks School District in Pennsylvania approved a six-figure severance package for outgoing superintendent Abram Lucabaugh, sparking community backlash.
The decision comes after a political shift in the district and the recent takeover of the school board by the Democratic Party. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
1 month ago
Education

Conservative Temecula school board president losing recall vote, preliminary results show

Temecula Valley school board President Joseph Komrosky, a religious conservative facing recall amid contentious tenure marked by culture wars and state intervention. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
Education

Recall Elections Test Strength Of Conservative School Board Movement | KQED

Fights over control of local school boards involve recall elections across California. [ more ]
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LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
Education

Rightwing mom was so outraged by this book about book banning that she got it banned from school - LGBTQ Nation

School board bans book about book banning, sparking irony. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Books

Book about book bans banned by Florida school board

The book Ban This Book, written by Alan Gratz, was banned in a Florida school district due to a parent's challenge. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
1 month ago
Education

Rightwing mom was so outraged by this book about book banning that she got it banned from school - LGBTQ Nation

School board bans book about book banning, sparking irony. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Books

Book about book bans banned by Florida school board

The book Ban This Book, written by Alan Gratz, was banned in a Florida school district due to a parent's challenge. [ more ]
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