Pittsburgh-area school district has new policies on student records, bathroom use and participation in athletics

Pittsburgh-area school district has new policies on student records, bathroom use and participation in athletics

HOOKSTOWN, Pa. (KDKA) — A Beaver County school board approved several new policies that will impact its LGBTQ students. The South Side Area School District said the policies focus on student records, bathroom use and participation in athletics. The proposals were first introduced in December 2023, shortly after a slate of newly-elected Republican board members were seated. The first policy lays out guidance for using students' preferred names and pronounces. It states when enrolling a child, a parent must indicate …