September 03, 2014

GLSEN's 25 Days for Safer Schools: Curriculum Week

GLSEN Back to School

During GLSEN’s 25 Days for Safer Schools back-to-school campaign, we’ll release a GLSEN resource every school day that students, educators, and other supporters can use to help make their schools safer for all students. We’re also getting ready to celebrate our 25th anniversary next year!

This week we’re focused on curriculum. What kind of impact can LGBT-inclusive curricula have? Bigger than you may think!

GLSEN’s research has found that when LGBT students learned about LGBT people, history, and events in their classes, they felt safer at school, experienced less harassment, and felt more connected to their school communities. Read our brief about the impact of LGBT curricular inclusion here.

Here’s what we’ll be looking at this week:

Each Friday, we’ll post a summary of the previous week’s resources at glsen.org/backtoschool. Stay tuned for this week’s resources, and don’t forget to follow the conversation online using the hashtag #GLSENbacktoschool!

Camille Beredjick

About Camille Beredjick

Camille Beredjick is the Digital Communications Associate at GLSEN - the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network.

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