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December 16, 2015

Nebraska School Activities Association Unveils Draft Transgender-Student Policy

The Nebraska School Activities Association voted on Dec. 9 to advance a draft gender policy to a final reading in its January board meeting.

June 11, 2015

S.D. Considering Changes to Policy on Transgender High School Athletes

In response to legislative attempts to quash its policy governing transgender student-athletes, the South Dakota High School Activities Association considered changes to the policy at a board of directors meeting Wednesday.

May 08, 2015

Dept. of Ed. Issues Guidance on Title IX Coordinators to School Districts

K-12 schools that receive federal funding must have a qualified and trained Title IX coordinator to field complaints and monitor compliance with the civil rights law.

April 27, 2015

Girls of Color Found Most Deprived of H.S. Athletic Opportunities

When it comes to high school-based athletic opportunities, girls of color are coming up shortest, according to a new report from the National Women's Law Center and the Poverty & Race Research Action Council.

April 02, 2015

Are Perceptions Changing About Youth-Athletes Coming Out as Gay?

Multiple high-profile athletes have come out as gay in recent years. Has that made easier for youth-athletes to do the same?

March 13, 2015

Minn. Lawmakers Attempting to Reverse Transgender Student-Athlete Policy

Republican lawmakers in Minnesota are attempting to override a policy that allows transgender student-athletes to participate on sports teams that align with their gender identity.

December 08, 2014

Lawmaker Targets H.S. Sports League After Passage of Transgender Policy

State Rep. Joyce Peppin, who is set to become the state's House Majority Leader next month, disagrees with the Minnesota State High School League's new policy on transgender student-athletes.

December 05, 2014

Minnesota High School League Approves Transgender Student-Athlete Policy

The Minnesota State High School League became the 33rd state association to approve a policy regarding transgender student-athletes.

October 03, 2014

Minnesota Votes to Table Transgender Athlete Policy After Heated Debate

Transgender student-athletes in Minnesota will have to wait a few more months before new rules are enacted regarding their participation in high school athletics.

October 01, 2014

Minnesota High School League to Vote on Transgender-Student Rules

Come Thursday, transgender students in Minnesota could, for the first time ever, have rules in place regarding their participation in high school sports.

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