We’re Failing to Protect Marginalized Kids in Schools. Here’s Why.

Two days ago, a video of a high school student punching another student for calling him a f***** went viral on Twitter. (A more complete version of the incident is available here. CW for a non-Black youth using AAVE in a negatively stereotyping way.**)

Screenshot of the crucial moment.

The video dramatically captured a moment that is all-too-common for LGBTQ+ kids in K–12 schools…