The district is being probed by the Department of Justice and Office of Civil Rights while at the same time defending a major lawsuit filed on behalf of five former and current students by the Southern Poverty Law Center. It also happens to be the home district of GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann.
At the heart of the matter: Did a school policy requiring teachers to stay "neutral" when discussing homosexuality contribute to a string of student suicides?[jump]
City Pages Art Director Mike Kooiman created this infographic to provide a visual representation of the major developments in the ongoing saga: