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Anoka Hennepin Schools

'Halloween Capital Of The World' Turns Away Gay Youth Group

Posted 10.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Anoka, Minnesota may bill itself as the "Halloween Capital of the World," but lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) trick-or-treaters might be...

How The Anoka-Hennepin School District Settlement Makes Students Safer Nationwide

Abbe Land | Posted 05.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Abbe Land

For a while, it seemed like no change would ever be possible, and LGBT youth in the district would continue to face rejection and discrimination. Yet a sea change has occurred in Anoka-Hennepin that will affect our culture in schools and communities for years to come.

Minnesota District Settles Lawsuits Over Gay Bullying, Gender Neutral Policy

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 05.06.2012 | Education

MINNEAPOLIS — A settlement with Minnesota's largest school district over the harassment and bullying of students who are gay, or perceived to be...

Minnesota District To Vote On Settlement Over Bullying Lawsuits

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 05.05.2012 | Education

COON RAPIDS, Minn. — Minnesota's largest school district on Monday voted to settle a pair of lawsuits over a policy that was criticized for fail...

Minnesota School Board Ends Gender-Neutrality Policy Blamed For Bullying

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 04.15.2012 | Education

COON RAPIDS, Minn. — Leaders in Minnesota's largest school district said the long debate over how teachers should handle discussions about sexua...

Controversial Minnesota School Bullying Policy May Be Replaced

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 04.14.2012 | Education

COON RAPIDS, Minn. — The school board in Minnesota's largest school district approved Monday night a replacement for a policy that required teac...

Bachmann: To Fight Bullying, Ax Department Of Education

Posted 12.29.2011 | Education

Speaking at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) responded to an audience member's question about what she would do ab...

Bachmann Responds To Gay Bullying Petition: 'Bullying Is Wrong'

Posted 12.04.2011 | Education

Rep. Michele Bachmann responded Monday to a petition that urged her to publicly address gay bullying. "Bullying is wrong," she says, according to ...

Michele Bachmann In 2002: Education Reform And Another Holocaust?

Posted 10.11.2011 | Education

A 2002 film that focuses on Michele Bachmann's education activism alludes to her support for filming partner Michael Chapman and his message that stat...