This message is in response to the Federal Government’s guidelines on Transgender. Please refer to our Board Policy 5517 and specifically to the following paragraph:
The Board will vigorously enforce its prohibition against harassment based on transgender, sex, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and United States Military Service Veterans or any other unlawful basis, and encourages those within the School Corporation community as well as third parties who feel aggrieved to seek assistance to rectify the problems. The Board will investigate all allegations of harassment and in those cases where unlawful harassment is substantiated, the Board will take immediate steps to end the harassment. Individuals who are found to have engaged in unlawful harassment will be subject to appropriate disciplinary action.
For purposes of this policy, "School Corporation community" means students, administrators, teachers, staff, and all other school personnel, including Board members, agents, volunteers, contractors, or other persons subject to the control and supervision of the Board.