Obama administration releases historic guidance to educators on making schools safe & welcoming for transgender students
Today, The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice released a joint guidance to help provide educators the information they need to provide all students, including transgender students, a school environment that is safe and welcoming. The guidance is not legally binding but it makes clear that the Obama administration sees anti-transgender rules, regulations, and laws in violation of federal law including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
Here are some of the comments from members of the Obama administration connected to this historic letter:
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.:
No student should ever have to go through the experience of feeling unwelcome at school or on a college campus.…Read more ›