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You may not always see it, but every day, there are students in your school who are being harassed and intimidated because of their race, religion, gender, or other personal characteristics.
The good news is that there’s a lot that you can do to protect these students and dramatically reduce the incidents of hateful and bigoted acts—including those that happen when your back is turned. Drawing from definitive research and the experiences of young victims, Stephen L. Wessler explains fundamental changes that every school should make to preserve a respectful learning environment: