Education Department will no longer investigate transgender bathroom complaints – Washington Post

GOOGLE NEWS The Education Department confirmed Monday that it will no longer investigate civil rights complaints from transgender students who are barred from school bathrooms that match their gender identity, a development that transgender students say leaves them vulnerable to bullying and violence. The Obama administration in 2016 directed public schools to allow students to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity, even when if that conflicted with the gender on their birth certificates. The Obama administration concluded that barring transgender students from public school bathrooms was a form of sex discrimination prohibited under federal law. But shortly...

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