Skip to comments.U.S. Department of Education to host LGBT youth summit Monday and Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
Posted on 06/05/2011 11:26:03 AM PDT by Salman
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Departments first-ever Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth summit at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C. The two-day summit, Creating and Maintaining Safe and Supportive Environments for LGBT Youth, will take place Monday-Tuesday, June 6-7. Duncan will highlight the administrations commitment to ensuring equal access to education for LGBT students as it does for all students. He also will discuss the Departments Office for Civil Rights recently released guidance on the protection against harassment in an education setting based on gender, which includes gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender individuals. The guidance, which was sent to schools, colleges and universities in a Dear Colleague letter, explains educators legal obligations to protect students from harassment based on racial and national origin, gender and disability.
On Monday, June 6, at 8:30 a.m., the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administrator Pam Hyde will introduce HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who will give opening remarks. Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Educations Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will introduce Duncan on Tuesday, June 7.
LGBT youths are a uniquely vulnerable population in Americas schools. Because they suffer at a higher rate than many of their peer groups from physical violence, bullying, anxiety and depression, LGBT youths are more prone to exhibit high-risk behaviors such as substance abuse, sexual risk-taking and running away from home. The summit, hosted by the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will bring together students, educators, administrators, and heads of federal and nonprofit agencies to provide information and seek solutions to these issues.
Note: Reporters will only be allowed to cover general sessions, not breakout groups.
I hope President Palin dismantles the Dept. of Education!
What does sexual deviancy have to do with education? They are both freaks shows?
Maybe they should try being straight. Ya think?
Unconstitutional, but who cares?
Average per student about 11,000.
In a real world situation we would have outsourced Education by now.
what a travesty. The US crashes, burns while Obama and minions play with themselves.
I’m an English teacher at a high school in Alaska. Many of my students walk into my freshmen English classes unable to read or write beyond a third-grade level. Many of those students arrive without good study skills, without an ability to work productively on assignments, without the self-control needed to focus on their reading, and without even the outline of knowledge about American culture or values.
Of course, our Beneficent Overlords have decided that the real issue is sexual attraction between teenagers.
Closing down the Department of Education is just one necessary step. It would be a great place to start, though.
another Obama first.
“youth summit” is code for: coerce impressionable youths to THINK they could be gay, so the old fogy hippie retreads can have perverted sex with them.
Maybe some NAMBLA-type bureaucrats want to score some dates.
“Many of those students arrive without good study skills, without an ability to work productively on assignments, without the self-control needed to focus on their reading, and without even the outline of knowledge about American culture or values.:
But they feel good about themselves because they’re all special, ya know. (dripping with sarcasm)
I forgot to say that just like the truism “It’s about the money”, for the LGBT crowd it’s about the SEX. Equal rights and I want to visit my partner in the hospital, in want cheaper group health insurance, we want to be married because we love each other, just like you........ BLAH BLAH BLAH. BULLCRAP.
It’s about the SEX. They want to legitimize their lifestyle so they can continue to engage in their deadly perverted sexual activities, while being able to increase their numbers to have more victims to prey upon.
Remember, It’s not just another lifestyle, It’s an “ABOMINATION”.
Translated into English from the Greek word for “ABOMINATION”.
Translated into English from the Hebrew word for “ABOMINATION”.
No wiggle room there.
Setting the stage for the pedophile predators. The homos are licking themselves over this one.
>> Someone remind me. What does the U.S. Department of Education “normally” do? <<
The Department is a ministry of truth. It is involved with news media, entertainment, the fine arts and educational books. Its purpose is to rewrite history and change the facts to fit Party doctrine for propaganda effect.
Propaganda not education.
Hate not knowledge.
regression to our ape ancestry not progress toward a better world.
Show me a presidential candidate who’ll even clearly, repeatedly and publicly promise to abolish the Dept. of Education. There are none, so no sale, no revenues.
Gonna be a whole lot of STD’s passed around in Washington this week
These things are only gay bars without the liquor. A chance for the pipe smokers and the rug girls, to meet and greet.
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