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IT’S NOT YOUR IMAGINATION: LGBTQ YOUTH ARE DISPROPORTIONATELY PUNISHED IN SCHOOL
By Vickie L. Henry, Youth Initiative Director & Michelle Wiener, GLAD Legal Assistant
Data shows what experience and common sense tell us – it’s not easy being an LGBTQ youth in school. When we discuss LGBTQ student issues, we often focus on bullying and harassment by peers. It is equally important to expand the conversation to include bullying and harassment by schools as institutions. Unequal and unjust treatment of LGBTQ students also happens at the systemic level.
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SAMHSA is committed to improving prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for mental and substance use disorders.
This new Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources.
The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) provides child welfare professionals with easy access to vital information about selected child welfare related programs. The primary task of the CEBC is to inform the child welfare community about the research evidence for programs being used or marketed in California.*
Data on school-age population and school enrollment, educational attainment, education personnel, and financial aspects of education plus data for charter schools, computer usage in schools, distance education, and adult education.
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The Williams Institute is dedicated to conducting rigorous, independent research on sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. A think tank at UCLA Law, the Williams Institute produces high-quality research with real-world relevance and disseminates it to judges, legislators, policymakers, media and the public. - See more at: http://williamsinstitute.law.ucla.edu/mission/#sthash.T2NjLiuC.dpuf
Our Mission ACSSW advocates for the practice of school social work and supports school social workers in their service to students, schools, and families to overcome social, systemic, economic and mental health barriers to student learning. Our Vision ACSSW seeks to advance the practice of school social work by offering resources that support innovative practice, effective leadership, and applied research.
From the Tennessee Department of Education. Includes the state education profile, as well as NCLB, attendance and graduation, discipline stats, teacher quality, value added, special education, and career and technical training data.