N.J.A.C. 6A:7-1.7 Equality in School

(d) The district board of education shall ensure that the district’s physical education program and its athletic programs are equitable, coeducational and do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender, religion, disability or socioeconomic status, as follows:

1.      The district board of education shall provide separate restroom, locker room and shower facilities on the basis of gender, but such facilities provided for students of each gender shall be comparable;

2.      A school may choose to operate separate teams for the two sexes in one or more sports or single teams open competitively to members of both sexes, so long as the athletic program as a whole provides equal opportunities for students of both sexes to participate in sports at comparable levels of difficulty and competency; and

3.      The activities comprising such athletic programs shall receive equitable treatment, including, but not limited to, staff salaries, purchase and maintenance of equipment, quality and availability of facilities, scheduling of practice and game time, length of season and all other related areas or matters.