Carroll County Public Schools students are permitted to use locker rooms or dressing rooms that corresponds to their gender identity.
No notification is provided to female students or parents of female students when transgender girls (biological boys) utilizes those locker room or dressing rooms spaces.
Be sure to view the video above for the report from the Carroll County Observer on this topic.
Read the article from Maryland Muckraker here about restrooms: https://www.mdmuckraker.com/p/boy-enters-girls-bathroom-at-century
View the CCPS Student Manual here: https://resources.finalsite.net/images/v1679686317/carrollk12org/p13mzu8ztj3yaknf5tqr/StudentServicesManual.pdf
Also of note in the Student Manual under facilities:
- Any student, regardless of gender or gender identity or expression, who is uncomfortable for any reason using a certain restroom, locker room, or dressing room, will be provided a safe and non-stigmatizing alternative.
- A unisex bathroom shall be designated in all schools. This single-stall bathroom shall be made available to all students, when requested.
- A private changing area shall be designated and made available to all students, when requested.
What are your thoughts on these guidelines in CCPS …let me know in the comments (here or on social media).