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Biden admin extends protections to transgender students

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday expanded its interpretation of federal sex protections to include transgender and gay students, a move that reverses Trump-era policy and stands against proposals in many states to bar transgender girls from school sports.
In a new policy directive, the department said discrimination based on a student's sexual orientation or gender identity will be treated as a violation of Title IX, the 1972 federal law that protects against sex discrimination in education.
The decision is based on last year's landmark Supreme Court ruling protecting gay...
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In Reversal of Trump-Era Stance, Biden Says Transgender Students Protected Under Title IX

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

"We need to make sure we are supporting all students in our schools," Education Secretary Miguel Cardona told the New York Times.
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