Resources and guidance used in the development of the HCPSS guidelines are noted on page 10 of the memo, and we have also included below for reference the full documents Providing Safe Space for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Youth: Guidelines for Gender Identity Non-Discrimination from the Maryland State Department of Education as well as the Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students from the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights. There are no existing records responsive to the request for information related to public hearings/meetings associated with this directive.
HCPSS MPIA Request #2019-078
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