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Policies on subs, transgender students under review


The Grand Coulee Dam School District is considering policies related to transgender students, as well as substitute teacher qualifications.

School board members were presented with the proposed policies at the Sept. 24 board meeting.

The transgender policy addresses concerns such as communicating with a student on what their gender identification is and how they wish to be addressed, and addresses related consideration regarding the dress code, preventing bullying or discrimination of students, and not forcing students to use a restroom that is inconsistent with their gender identity.


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