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Policy and Guidance

The Board of Regents is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in schools across New York State. The Board expects that all school districts will develop policies and implement practices that advance diversity, equity, and inclusion – and that they implement such policies and practices with fidelity and urgency. This is critical to our commitment of providing equitable access and opportunities for all students across New York State.

Joint Guidance from the New York State Office of the Attorney General and the New York State Education Department - August 2023

Framework for Supporting Transgender and Gender Expansive Students - June 2023

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Policy Statement - Spring 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Draft Framework and Call to Action - Spring 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Overview Document - Spring 2021