A Texas federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction, or a temporary block on federal guidelines that would have required schools in Texas and 11 other states to allow some students access to the bathrooms and locker rooms of the opposite sex. Jonathan Saenz, President and Attorney of Texas Values, released the following statement: “When.
August 15th, the Omaha Public School (OPS) Board met for their first meeting of the 2016-17 school year. On the agenda were two items that could impact student privacy and safety: … The first reading of an amendment to Policy 1200, the OPS Elimination of Discrimination policy, to include gender identity and gender expression. Board discussion.
Omaha Public School’s recent announcement that they are considering adding gender identity and gender expression to their nondiscrimination policy has raised several questions: … What do the Federal Guidelines released by President Obama mean for schools? What do Title IX and Nebraska law actually require of schools? How are the courts ruling on cases regarding.
UPDATE: This article was originally published stating that the next board meeting was August 1st. That was an error. The next meeting is August 15th. We apologize for any confusion! Omaha Public Schools have proposed adding gender identity and gender expression to their Elimination of Discrimination policy. Though the board has suggested they want to make.
/ April 8, 2016 /
Nebraska Family Alliance Responds to NSAA Representative Assembly Vote LINCOLN – Nebraska Family Alliance is disappointed the NSAA Representative Assembly rejected the ‘Sex-At-Birth’ bylaw. This proposal was a common sense measure designed to preserve fairness in athletics and ensure the privacy and safety of all Nebraska students. The NSAA has ignored the leadership of their.
The Nebraska School Activities Association’s Board of Directors has adopted a transgender student participation policy that applies to all NSAA member schools, including public and private schools. NSAA member schools will be voting on a proposal that could override that policy on April 8, 2016. Given the importance of the NSAA policy for high school students.
Omaha Public Schools (OPS) Board of Education meeting, board members voted nearly unanimously to update the curriculum of Human Growth and Development (HGD), the OPS sex-education class. The changes are controversial enough that the Omaha World Herald placed it on the front page of today’s paper. The article begins: Tackling an issue that has resisted.
Date: January 13, 2016 LINCOLN – Nebraska Family Alliance (NFA) commends the votes taken by the leadership of Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) in Districts 2, 4, 5, and 6, affirming that eligibility to participate in NSAA activities should be according to a students’ sex at birth. Only districts 1 (Lincoln) and District 3 (Norfolk).
/ January 7, 2016 /
This afternoon the Governor’s office released a press release in relation to yesterday’s NSAA – District 6 vote affirming that students participate in athletics according to their sex at birth. The release was a joint statement from Governor Pete Ricketts, Lt. Governor Mike Foley, State Treasurer Don Stenberg, and Secretary of State John Gale. They.
Omaha Public Schools has adopted expanded curriculum standards for it’s sex-education and wellness class, Human Growth and Development. The new standards have caused an outcry among concerned parents in the community. Supporters of the changes often point to Opt Out as an easy solution. But using Opt Out as a compromise for implementing new standards against.