School board approves gender-inclusive policy
Last updated 4/9/2020 at 12:51pm
By Katie Teachout
RITZVILLE — Lind-Ritzville school board members approved a gender-inclusive policy at a March 23 meeting.
Policy 3211, Section 3000, under definitions says the district “uses the term ‘transgender’ to be inclusive of gender expansive, gender transitioning, gender expression and gender identity, to incorporate the concept that students may not fully connect with the sex assigned to them at birth, while recognizing that the protections herein are available to all students.”
A gender-inclusive policy is being mandated by the state.
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