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A BIG shout out to this public high school in San Francisco for offering a college preparatory class on the history of LGBT rights!
A new college preparatory course at a San Francisco high school will focus on the gay rights movement, the AIDS crisis, the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists, and historic events such as the Stonewall Riot and the legalization of same-sex marriage. The LGBT social studies course at the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts is the first of its kind in San Francisco and a rarity in public high schools across the country. The Unive...
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Wow .This country is so upside down .Give a class on God (not religion ).
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Dr. Anna Baldwin—2014 Montana Teacher of the Year—discusses culturally responsive instruction in this radio interview. Listen for her mention of our curriculum, "Perspectives for a Diverse America"!
>> perspectives.tolerance.org
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These back-to-school activities are great for all students but are especially useful for helping English language learners feel comfortable and welcome.
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August 6 is the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Do your students know about the marches that led to this legislation? Order our FREE film, "Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot," and share this vital chapter in civil rights history! bit.ly/selmafilm
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More research exposing inequitable treatment in our schools.
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Because racism still does exist in 2015. 
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Despite the passage of the ADA 25 years ago, students with disabilities are still punished at disproportionate rates. 
Despite the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act 25 years ago, students with disabilities are still punished at disproportionate rates.
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What would your ideal classroom be like—and how would it make students feel?
It’s bright, quiet, and 72 degrees. And it makes every student feel valued.
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Georgia's got some explaining to do.
A Department of Justice investigation found that Georgia is giving thousands of kids with behavioral issues a subpar education and putting them in the same run-down buildings that served black children decades ago.
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We got questions from our audience about why we promoted "White People." Filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas got the same questions, and he answers them in this humorous post.
And answers to 4 complaints I keep getting
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On NPR's Latino USA, a Puerto Rican transgender man speaks about growing up and coming out to his family.
Asher Diaz grew up in a large Puerto Rican family in Cleveland, Ohio. He spent a good twenty-some years trying to understand what it meant to be a beautiful woman, learning from his tías, tíos and the grandparents that raised him. Then, at age 24,...
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Great footage to use in the classroom while discussing the legacies of Selma and MLK.
Video footage of Martin Luther King Jr. was recently released as part of a massive upload of historical news videos to YouTube.
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It's official. 
Racing to catch up with modern America, the Boy Scouts on Monday ended their ban on openly gay leaders. This is a welcome outcome.
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Inclusive.... unless you live in a town where the only scout troop is sponsored by a church that will only sponsor them if they discriminate.
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Founded in 1991 by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance is dedicated to reducing prejudice, improving intergroup relations and supporting equitable school experiences for our nation's children.