Shenendehowa Schools adopt locker room and bathroom policy for transgender students

From the official BOE document:

The use of bathrooms and locker rooms based on the gender identity exclusively and consistently asserted at school/work requires schools to carefully consider numerous factors, including, but not limited to:

• the gender identity of the student or staff member;
• satisfactory documentation of gender status/identity;
• in the case of students, the age/grade level and maturity of the students;
• the protection of privacy for all students and staff members;
• the intent to maximize social integration;
• the intent to minimize stigmatization;
• the intent to ensure equal opportunity to participate; and
• the necessity to protect the safety and dignity of all the students and staff involved.

Progress.

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