A question was recently posted asking for a list of all of the gender identities taught to Shen students. The response given by the district failed to list these identities. Please provide this list, as well as informing parents at what age this information is taught.

Written by on November 21, 2017

A.  In accordance with the Dignity for All Students act and policy 7555, students are taught about sexual identity and gender.  In covering these topics these are the following terms covered: The following are the vocabulary words discussed in classes: Gender, Gender Expression, Transgender, Biological Sex, Gender Fluidity, Gender Role, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Gender Normative/Cisgender, Binary Genders, Nonbinary Genders, Pangender , Gender Nonconforming, and Transitioning.