As Director of Student Services for the North Tonawanda City School District, he worked as the District's Pre-School Special Education Chairperson, Section 504 Compliance Officer, Civil Rights Officer, Title IX Officer, Dignity for All Students Act
Coordinator, Grant Coordinator, ESL Coordinator, and Alternative High School Administrator among many other duties.
LINK: http://www.stopbullying.gov/laws/ As just one example, under New York's Dignity for All Students Act
("DASA") (LINK: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/dignityact/), schools must protect students by taking prompt action to end harassment, bullying or discrimination that is reported to the administration.
"I hope the United States will elect President Caleb Laieski in 2046." And another young reader used Laieski's experience fighting bullies and negligent school districts in Arizona to remind us, "What we need is the Dignity for All Students Act
on a national level--which will never happen unless we have a filibuster-proof Democratic-controlled Congress and keep a Democratic president.
S.1571 DUANE Enacts the "Dignity For All Students Act
"; authorizes the commissioner of education to establish policies and procedures affording all students in public schools an environment free of harassment and discrimination based on actual or perceived race, national origin, ethnic group, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex; requires reporting harassment and discrimination to such commission; makes exemptions.
Some rushed to the front of the hall and loudly criticized Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto of the Dignity for All Students Act
, an antibullying measure which eventually passed.
As mayor lm supported a number of gay fights measures, including Florida's Dignity for All Students Act
. But he doesn't focus on that, instead steering the conversation toward his main campaign issues: fiscal responsibility, education, and health care.
A consultant for California assemblywoman Sheila Kuehl, Jennifer Richard this year organized the massive Queer Youth Lobby Day, which brought more than 700 students to Sacramento to push for the Dignity for All Students Act
, which failed in June by one vote, "If it weren't for the Christian right, it would have passed," Richard says, But the bill's backers say it will be back, as will Richard.