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New GSA for Long Island

New GSA for Long Island


After students objected to a principal giving the thumbs-down to a gay-straight alliance at a Long Island, N.Y., high school, a superintendent reversed the administrator's decision.

Principal Maureen Henry first passed on the idea of a GSA at Valley Stream South High School in Valley Stream in Nassau County. Two seniors, Joseph Kofler (pictured, right) and Kelly Egan (center), responded by writing a letter to the district's superintendent and board of education president, and soon a different decision was reached.

"I believe in this, and so does the principal," superintendent Richard Marsh said of the GSA to the LI Herald.

Read the full story here.

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