Ruland, Teal
March 2012
NEA Today;Spring2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p25
The article discusses Vincent Pompei, a gay high school counselor at Val Verde Unified School District in Perris, California. The article says that Pompei was bullied as a child and decided to combat bullying in his professional career, establishing a Gay Straight Alliance club at his first job as a middle school language arts teacher. Pompei says that school districts should have clear anti-bullying policies for sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.


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