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Texans urge state education board to expand sexual education standards and include LGBTQ information

Texans urge state education board to expand sexual education standards and include LGBTQ information

More than 200 signed up to speak as the Texas State Board of Education began taking public testimony Monday on its first rewrite of sexual education policies since 1997. By Aliyya Swaby, The Texas Tribune At a marathon virtual hearing Monday, dozens of Texans implored the State Board of Education to dramatically update the minimum

Texas Teacher Suspended for Admitting to Students That She Has a Wife

Administrators at the Mansfield Independent School District are now saying that an elementary school art teacher, who was suspended after she sought LGBT protections for students and employees, was actually suspended because a parent had complained the teacher mentioned her wife to students. Stacy Bailey has been an art teacher at Charlotte Anderson Elementary School

UT Dallas Initiates Study to Determine Needs of LGBT Texans

Sociologists at the University of Texas at Dallas are starting work on what will be the first comprehensive needs assessment of LGBT communities throughout the state. The in-depth study is being spearheaded by Dr. Richard Scotch, professor of sociology, and Dr. Kara Sutton, a sociology lecturer. Both are affiliated with UT Dallas’ School of Economic,

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