State Laws and Legislation

Vermont School Laws

Protects transgender students? No
No provision of Vermont law explicitly addresses gender/gender identity-based violence in education.

Protects gay and lesbian students? Yes
Vermont's anti-harassment education law categorically includes sexual orientation discrimination and harassment. The statute's purpose is to substantially reduce the hostile educational environment for all students. 16 V.S.A. § 11 (2001).

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Updated: Tue, March 13, 2007 - 11:00:42