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ERIC Number: EJ896850
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1086-4385
School Connectedness for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth: In-School Victimization and Institutional Supports
Diaz, Elizabeth M.; Kosciw, Joseph G.; Greytak, Emily A.
Prevention Researcher, v17 n3 p15-17 2010
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students often face challenges that prevent them from developing a sense of connectedness to school. Many LGBT youth attend schools that are unwelcoming or even overtly hostile. For any student, being victimized at school can negatively impact their sense of school connectedness. This article discusses the school experiences of LGBT youth and its impact on their feelings of school connectedness. Then research findings on the relationships between connectedness, in-school victimization, and school-based supports for LGBT students are discussed. It concludes with a discussion of the implications of these findings for educators and other community members. (Contains 1 figure and 1 footnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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