|Submitted||April 13, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Wyoming Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
Any and all written documents that include, but are not limited to, policies, procedures, training manuals, talking points and slideshows that include the topic of non-discrimination or anti-bullying policies regarding LGBT identified students. This includes, but is not limited to, policies on the use of restroom and locker room facilities. Please limit this request to documents that were generated over the past two years as well as documents, such as policies, that are in effect now.
Any and all communications or questions requested from education institutions regarding the Department of Justice’ 2016 Joint Guidance on Transgender Students (“Dear Colleague Letter”) or Trump’s 2017 “Dear Colleague Letter”. For reference, these letters are available at the following URLs respectively: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-201605-title-ix-transgender.pdf https://www.justice.gov/opa/press-release/file/941551/download
Any and all records, reports or documents sent to districts that regard student sexual health education. Please limit this request to the last two years.
Finally, I request any and all memos, letters, policies and guidelines sent to schools in the last five years that outline policies regarding transgender or gender non-conforming students. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of restroom and locker room facilities.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 13, 2017. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
This email is being sent in response to your request for records on the
topic of non-discrimination or anti-bullying policies regarding LGBT
students, the Department of Justice’ 2016 Joint Guidance on Transgender
Students (“Dear Colleague Letter”) or Trump’s 2017 “Dear Colleague Letter",
sexual health education, and policies regarding transgender or gender
The following are the records which fulfill your request:
- May 13, 2016 Press Release
- May 13, 2016 audio from Superintendent Balow (attached as
- May 23, 2016 weekly update from Superintendent Balow
to district superintendents on May 20, 2016)
- May 23, 2016 memo to district superintendents and principals (attached
- February 23, 2017 email to reporter asking for response to 2017 Dear
Colleague Letter (attached as State of Wyoming Mail - transgender rule.pdf)
- Wyoming Health Education Content and Performance Standards (attached
Please let me know if you have any questions or need anything else.
Wyoming Department of Education
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c: (307) 287-9130
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