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The original purpose of the federal Equal Access Act was \"to ensure that student-initiated religious groups could use public secondary schools during noninstructional time on the same basis as other student groups.\" The act also protects other student groups who wish to discuss a wide range of topics, including homosexuality. Spiggle discusses the Equal Access Act, how it functions in protecting student- initiated groups, and what school officials must consider in determining whether or not their school is covered by the act.
The Guilford County School Board challenged the Guilford County Commissioners over the amount of funding for the school system, because it was below the school board's request. The dispute was settled August 4, 2000. Wilson discusses what other school boards with similar disputes can learn from Guilford County's experience.