Violation of Public School Responsibilities _Remove statement
Public School provide mental health staff to address MANY student concern. Remove all language below as this is already covered under existing guidelines. NOT a PUBLIC SCHOOL responsibility to state what parents can encourage or not. Parents and school staff are partners in children's educational needs. (Public school does not have the authority to write policy on what parents can or can not do)
"Parents who encourage their children to embrace their God-given sex would be at risk of being reported for child abuse or neglect by the school.
“School staff should be prepared to support the safety and welfare of transgender students when their families are not affirming. … Whenever school personnel suspects or becomes aware that a student is being abused, neglected, or at risk of abuse or neglect by their parent due to their transgender identity, they should report those concerns to Child Protective Services immediately.” (Recommended Standard, p.13)"