State Laws and Legislation

Alaska School Laws

Protects transgender students? Not Explicitly
No provision of Alaska state law explicitly addresses gender identity-based violence or other similar issues under the safe schools law. However, Alaska has anti-bullying, intimidation and harassment provisions which generally apply to all students. ALASKA STAT. § 14.33.200 (2006)

Protects gay and lesbian students? Not Explicitly
No provision of Alaska state law explicitly addresses sexual orientation-based violence or other similar issues under the safe schools law. However, Alaska has anti-bullying, intimidation and harassment provisions which generally apply to all students. ALASKA STAT. § 14.33.200 (2006)

The Alaska Code of Ethics and Teaching Standards lists sexual orientation as a protected category under which an educator "may not harass, discriminate against, or grant a discriminatory advantage to a student." The code further specifies that an educator "shall make reasonable effort to assure that a student is protected from harassment or discrimination" on the basis of sexual orientation and that an educator "and may not engage in a course of conduct that would encourage a reasonable student to develop a prejudice on these grounds." 20 Alaska Admin. Code 10.020 (2002).

Updated: Thu, September 02, 2010 - 11:00:00