This articles reports on how states are addressing the Obama administration’s guidance on the rights of transgender students and answers some frequently asked questions about this issue.Source:
Evie Blad, Education Week, May 27, 2016Description:
The Obama administration’s guidance to schools on the rights of transgender students
has provoked protests from conservative governors and drawn a forceful legal challenge from 11 states that are seeking to block the directive
. The U.S. departments of Justice and Education assert that, under Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in educational settings, schools must allow transgender students to access restrooms, locker rooms, and sex-segregated classes that align with their gender identity, even if it differs from their sex at birth.Read the full article here!