4 additional county school districts to recognize LGBT history month

LGBT History Month runs all of October, and more schools are participating. 

In 2012, the Los Angeles Unified (CA), Broward County (FL), and Palm Beach County (FL) school districts became the first districts to collaborate in the LGBT History Month. In 2013, they are joined by Fresno Unified (CA), Baltimore County (MD), Charlotte-Mecklenberg County (NC) and Philadelphia (PA) school districts. The seven school districts include a total of almost 1,450,000 students.

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