Unfortunately, untrained teachers, and even principals, in middle and high schools often don’t take action to protect your student from bullying or hurtful remarks such as “that’s so gay” meaning that’s so lame.
Fortunately, parents have an ally in GLSEN. This leading national education organization fights to end anti-gay bias in K-12 schools. It has step-by-step guides to hosting educator, community training programs as well as age-appropriate anti-bullying measures such as Gay-Straight Alliances.
To find a chapter near you, visit this website: GLSEN