State Laws and Legislation

Mississippi School Laws

Protects transgender students? No
No provision of Mississippi law explicitly addresses gender identity-based violence in schools. Miss. Code Ann. § 37-3-81 (2001).

Protects gay and lesbian students? No
Mississippi has a general school safety law where a School Safety Center established by the Department of Education provides a "statewide information clearinghouse" for "technical assistance, training and current resources to public school officials and parents who need assistance in researching, developing and implementing school safety plans and in maintaining a safe school environment." Miss. Code Ann. §

Updated: Mon, March 12, 2007 - 11:00:58