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West Virginia Education Board Approves LGBT Anti-Bullying Policy

By Zack Ford on December 14, 2011 at 3:15 pm

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According to Fairness West Virginia, the West Virginia Board of Education has approved Policy 4373, which adds “sexual orientation” and “gender identity or expression” to the list of differentiating characteristics that the state will track for incidents of harassment, intimidation, or bullying. This is the first time the state has a adopted an enumerated policy to protect LGBT students from bullying.

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