On December 31, 2015, former Education Secretary, Arne Duncan, and the now Acting Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., released a letter discussing their concerns with discrimination and harassment based on student race, religion, or national origin in schools and institutions of higher education. They emphasized that the many complicated and difficult issues currently facing the country and the world (e.g., historic levels of vulnerable individuals displaced from their homes due to conflict and persecution) make it ever more important for schools to create safe learning environments in which students are free from discrimination and harassment.
You can read the complete letter at: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/secletter/151231.html
Several detailed examples are listed in the letter of how schools can make all students feel welcome, respected, and equally able to participate in a robust exchange of ideas, including:
SOURCE ARTICLE: U.S. Department of Education
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