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Life in Action: Safe Schools Program
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Bullying is a problem across elementary, middle and high schools, but it can be an especially large problem in the GLBT community.
The Texas Civil Rights Project has launched the Safe Schools Program to provide all students in the state a place to learn without fear. The program was created after many parents called the Texas Civil Rights Projects with complaints of sex-based bullying in schools
The Safe Schools Program goes directly into the schools to educate students about bulling and its potential effects.
“We’ve had a really great response,” program coordinator Amanda Hill said. “The students seem to really enjoy having the opportunity to talk about these issues in school because many times, teachers or school don’t know how to address the issue.”
Learn more about the Safe Schools Program by clicking the video above.