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Addressing School Environment and Safety for LGBT Students

There is a continuing need to ensure that schools are safe for all students. This brief examines the particular challenges faced by those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT).

The brief is part of Research-Based Options for Education Policymaking, a multipart brief that takes up a number of important policy issues and identifies policies supported by research. Each section focuses on a different issue, and its recommendations to policymakers are based on the latest scholarship. Find the entire series on the NEPC website at: