Federal and State laws have enrollment requirements for ALL Public School Safety and Security. More oversight and audits are needed to ensure Public Schools are complying with Parents enrolling students.
recommend removing vague statements below that DO NOT comply with public school enrollment requirements that provide safety and security in the schools.
There should not be a Policy for "claiming identity" - poses a great security threat to ALL. Every public school must have legally attending and accountable attendance of students and staff.
Students will be allowed to claim to be either a biological male or female (or both, neither, or something else entirely) for any duration of time, without providing any evidence to a teacher or administrator, making it impossible for teachers to comply with these policies.
“A student is considered transgender if, at school, the student consistently asserts a gender identity different from the sex assigned at birth… it does not necessarily require any substantiating evidence nor any required minimum duration of expressed gender identity ...” (Recommended Standard, p.12)
“Schools shall allow students to assert a name and gender pronouns that reflect their gender identity without any substantiating evidence.” (Draft Policy, p.13)