OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Following the lead of several other area school districts and local municipal governments, the Shawnee Mission School District updated its non-discrimination policy on Monday to include 'sexual orientation' and 'gender identity'. Before voting unanimously to approve the changes, school board members pointed out the amendments to the policy simply put in writing what the district already practices.
Monday, September 16, 2019
Shawnee Stands Up For LGBT Community
Sign of the times and local good law on protections for a growing community and more people who feel empowered enough to disclose their identity. Here's the latest from tonight's meeting: