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3211 (P) - Transgender Students

BOARD POLICY No. 3211

TRANSGENDER STUDENTS

The board believes in fostering an educational environment that is safe and free of discrimination for all students, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. To that end, the board recognizes the importance of an inclusive approach toward transgender students with regard to official records, confidential health and education information, communication, restroom and locker room accessibility, sports and physical education, dress codes and other school activities, in order to provide these students with an equal opportunity for learning and achievement. This policy and its procedure will support that effort by facilitating district compliance with local, state and federal laws concerning harassment, intimidation, bullying and discrimination.

Cross References: 
2145 Suicide Prevention
3207 Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying
3210 Nondiscrimination
3231 Student Records
Legal References:
RCW
28A.642 Discrimination Prohibition
20 U.S.C. 1232g, 34 C.F.R., Part 99 Family Education Rights and Privacy Act
Management Resources:  
2014 - December Issue  
2013 - December Issue  
Prohibiting Discrimination in Washington Public Schools - OSPI Guidelines for school districts to implement Chapters 28A.640 and 28A.642 RCW and Chapter 392-190 WAC (February 2012)


 
Adopted: May 16, 2017

WALLA WALLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS • 364 South Park St. • Walla Walla, WA 99362 • Phone: 509-527-3000 • Fax: 509.529.7713

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