Iowa students ask for nondiscrimination policy review

April 28, 2015 7:28 PM

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Students at a West Des Moines high school are asking the school board to extend its nondiscrimination policy to those who rent the school district's facilities after a local Catholic high school decided not to hire a gay substitute teacher full time.

Valley High School students presented a petition Monday to revise policy to require renters to sign an agreement saying they would abide by the district's policy regarding protection for sexual orientation and gender identity, according to a report. The petition, which seeks to close the loophole in...

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