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LGBTQ+ Student Privacy: Policy and Procedure

Information on policies and procedures to protect the privacy of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) students for LGBTQ+ students, their educators and their families.

California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System Update FLASH #158

This communication includes guidance for changing a student’s gender in the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data (CALPADS), and guidance for changing a student’s legal name in CALPADS.

The nondiscrimination/harassment administrative regulations from the Lake Tahoe Unified School District External link opens in new window or tab. and Kern High School District External link opens in new window or tab. address general privacy rights of transgender and gender non-conforming students.

Sacramento City Unified Board of Education Policy for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Students External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
This policy includes a section on student gender identity: Transgender and gender non-conforming students have the right to have their requested name and/or gender marker and/or gender pronoun(s) reflected on all (nonlegal) school physical records and documents (e.g., yearbooks, school IDs, library cards, lunch cards, class rosters, diplomas, other certificates of advancement, etc.) and in after-school programs. Transgender and gender non-conforming students are also able to have their requested name and/or gender marker reflected in the district's electronic Student Information Systems.
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Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 3, 2021