h art Teachers and administrators have become more sensitized to the telltale issues. Perhaps more valuable, some schools are creating gay-straight alliances (GSAs), school-sponsored support groups that bring gay teens in addition to sympathetic straight peers. Begun in Los Angeles back in 1984, these programs numbered nearly 3,000 nationwide in 2005; most were founded following the murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay university student, in 1998. In some districts parents have objected to these organizations, nevertheless the same court rulings that protect the proper of conservative Bible groups to meet on school grounds also protect GSAs. In 2003, York City public schools moved an in-school program for gays, bisexuals , and transgender students to a separate school of their own. The Harvey Milk High School was named in memory of San Francisco's first openly gay city supervisor, who was assassinated in 1978 (Gay, Lesbian and straight Education Network 2005) Bringcleaner I was within my daughter's school this afternoon, helping without the pain . organization of the forthcoming fair. We had been trying to hang the streamers in seemingly unreachable places , contorting our body and our minds. I could not figure out methods for getting those streamers up around the tree branches without using little monkeys to achieve for us. Buddy.let's call her Sue had a good quality idea. She started tying the rope to a thick tape role and hauling it over trees and I used at the opposite end to catch the role and viola we were treated to the tree caught.