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The education system in the United States is largely driven at the state level and GLSEN is working in states across the country to improve the lives of students in K-12 students. From passing good anti-bullying policies to stopping harmful legislation, see how GLSEN is working in the states.

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  • Model State Legislation

    Working on drafting or updating language for your state’s anti-bullying/harassment policies? Check out GLSEN’s model state legislation for our view on what makes a great state law.

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  • State Maps

    Know your state. Click on the map to see if your state has passed a comprehensive anti-bullying law and/or a non-discrimination law that applies to schools. You can also find out if your state has a law that negatively impacts LGBT students

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  • “No Promo Homo” Laws

    There are varying forms of this negative legislation, but it all comes down to portraying the LGBT community in a negative light, and preventing teachers from discussing LGBT issues. Learn more about why these laws must be stopped.

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