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November 28, 2016
October 28, 2016
The case, which centers on restroom access for a transgender Virginia student, could settle the issue for schools nationwide.
September 28, 2016
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students completing a recent survey were more likely to report bias-based bullying, online harassment, and feeling unsafe at school than their peers, a new report finds.
August 22, 2016
In a nationwide order, a federal judge temporarily halted application of the Obama administration's guidance on transgender students while a 13-state legal challenge on the issue is decided.
August 05, 2016
While much of the public focus has been on the bathrooms and locker rooms transgender students are allowed to use, the students themselves say belonging at school after a gender transition involves a much broader array of issues. In this interactive video package, a transgender student, her teacher, and her principal discuss one school's efforts.
August 03, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court put on hold a lower court's order that granted a transgender student access to the boy's restroom at school while it considers whether to take up the case.
July 15, 2016
A Kentucky principal explains how his school adjusted its policies to address the needs of transgender students in this special Education Week video segment.
July 08, 2016
Friday's lawsuit,the second multi-state action over federal guidance on transgender students, was filed in federal court in Nebraska.
July 06, 2016
A group of 13 states wants a court to halt the application of the Obama administration's guidance on transgender students until it considers whether the rule is a proper interpretation of Title IX.
June 07, 2016
A Virginia school district will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the contentious question of what restrooms and locker rooms transgender students are allowed to use at school.