At the Amaranta School in Santiago, Chile, most of the students are transgender. It’s a welcoming place of learning for kids who were bullied or discriminated against at their previous schools. Angela, for one, used to get stomach aches because she was nervous about being picked on. Since enrolling at Amaranta, the 16-year-old looks forward to class. Evelyn Silva, the director of Amaranta, hopes the safe, accepting haven can be a model for other schools.

read whole article

Related Links

  1. Inside Chile's Amaranta school for transgender children
  2. Examining America's crumbling school infrastructure
  3. 'Shale is not superman.' Geopolitical chaos is testing the limits of America's oil boom
  4. Ukraine's comedian-turned-politician walks a fine line with America's reality-TV President
  5. Jayme Closs kidnap: Suspect Jake Patterson 'saw her on school bus'
  6. Nazi drawings found at US elementary school
  7. Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe school hit by landslide
  8. Parents find out about primary school places
  9. Ohio high school eliminating valedictorian honor
  10. Private school and Oxbridge 'take top jobs'