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Why “Neutrality” on Controversial Issues in the Classroom Doesn’t Work

Under threat of two lawsuits and intense public scrutiny, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board—which governs Minnesota’s largest district and the area from which anti-LGBT politician Michele Bachmann hails—decided on Monday to revise its prior policy of teacher “neutrality” on controversial social issues (namely, sexual orientation) to a slightly more open ethos. The Associated Press explai
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MINNESOTA: School Board Considers "Controversial Topics" Policy

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (3 years ago)

In order to address bullying that has resulted in the suicides of several gay students, a local school board in Michele Bachmann's Minnesota district is considering allowing teachers to address "controversial topics" like homosexual... Read Post

Evening Feeding: Why ‘Neutrality’ On Controversial Issues In The Classroom Doesn’t Work

Lifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish (2 years ago)

Under threat of two lawsuits and intense public scrutiny, the Anoka-Hennepin School Board revised its prior policy of teacher “neutrality” on controversial social issues (DoubleX) Three steps to an organized handbag (Stylelist Home)... Read Post

After 4 Bullycides And Media Attention, MN School District Adds Nicey-Nice LGBT Page

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (3 years ago)

The Anoka-Hennepin School District in Michele Bachmann’s district has come under intense media scrutiny after critics linked the school’s “neutrality policy” for discussing LGBT issues with four student suicides believed to stem fro... Read Post


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