NEA will create model legislative language that state affiliates can use to lobby for a K-12 cross content curriculum that is LGBTQ+ inclusive.

Rationale/Background

Studies have shown that LGBTQ+ students are often the target of bullying and harassment, which has led them to have a much higher rate of suicide attempts than their non-LGBTQ+ classmates.

Contact

Chris Cannella - NJ

Cost Implications

This item cannot be accomplished with current staff and resources under the proposed Modified 2019-2020 Strategic Plan and Budget. It would cost an additional $12,000.