It was no surprise Wednesday that the PrivateBank Theatre had yet another sold-out crowd for "Hamilton," Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop homage to our nation's Founding Fathers. What was different was the crowd itself — all students from Chicago Public Schools. About 1,900 Chicago students and their...
In yet another horrible turn of events for transgender rights in this country, the Trump administration rescinded an Obama-era policy that protected the rights of transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice. Read more.....
The New York Times reports: President Trump rescinded protections for transgender students that had allowed them to use bathrooms of their gender identity, overruling his own education secretary and placing his administration firmly in the middle of the culture wars that many Republicans have tried to leave behind. Show More Summary
CNN’s Erin Burnett on Wednesday called out Donald Trump for “caving” to the GOP over his administration’s decision to rescind guidelines on protections for transgender students, arguing, “this isn’t Donald Trump actually triumphant here.” Trump revoked guidance issued by President Barack Obama in...
Essential Education: The end of the L.A. Unified iPad saga Feb. 22, 2017, 5:52 p.m. Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest: The FBI has completed its investigation into L.A. Unified's iPad plan, and the U.S. Attorney's office says...
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The Trump administration has removed the guidelines that allowed transgender students to use the bathroom in school that matches their gender identity. These guidelines were put into place during the Obama administration, but under the new administration, they are now putting states in control of their own bathroom policies in schools. “As President Trump has [...]
The Trump administration tells schools they can require transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding to their birth-assigned gender without fear of retribution.
Comments about the Trump administration decision to rescind federal guidelines allowing transgender students to use public school bathrooms matching their chosen gender identity: "As President Trump has clearly stated, he … Click to Continue »
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President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights, reversing course on a signature initiative of former President Barack Obama. Obama instructed...Show More Summary
The Trump administration issued new guidance outlining which restrooms transgender students can use, potentially sowing confusion in schools...
The Trump administration rolled back protections for transgender students this week. But behind the scenes, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions privately sparred over the order, The New York Times reported. Show More Summary
Despite the fact that Donald Trump said less than a year ago that trans people should be permitted to “use the bathroom they feel is appropriate,” it was reported today his administration has revoked the right of transgender students to use bathrooms corresponding with their accurate gender identity. In May ... More »
NBC News Pete Williams discusses the implications of Trump's latest action on transgender rights.
The Trump Administration has withdrawn transgender guidance issued to U.S. schools under President Obama calling on all U.S. school districts to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms they choose. CNN reports: In a two-page “Dear Colle… Read The post Trump Administration Withdraws Obama Guidance on Transgender Bathroom appeared first on Towleroad.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protection for transgender students that allowed them to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.
Jackie Evancho performed the National Anthem at President Trump's inauguration and tonight she tweeted her disappointment after news that his administration is rolling back Obama-era rules designed to protect transgender students.
Gavin Grimm has a message for the government officials who maneuvered to roll back federal protections for transgender students: He and other transgender students just want the ability to enjoy school. “Transgender students pose no threat to the safety or privacy of non-transgender students. Show More Summary
The Trump administration removed federal protections for transgender students Wednesday evening, effectively rolling back Obama administration legal guidelines that allowed students in public schools to use the bathroom and locker room aligned with their chosen gender, not their sex at birth. Show More Summary