Law and Policy Issues

  • Elizabeth J. MeyerEmail author
Part of the Explorations of Educational Purpose book series (EXEP, volume 10)


This chapter introduces the reader to the variety of law and policy issues relating to gender and sexual diversity in schools. The focus is on laws at the federal level in both the United States and Canada and their impacts in the experiences of students, teachers, and families. A series of legal cases that have directly impacted the obligations of education professionals and schools are discussed.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of EducationConcordia UniversityMontrealCanada

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