The Education Department Says It Won't Act On Transgender Student Bathroom Access

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Do transgender boys or girls have the right to use the restroom at school that corresponds with their gender identity? The U.S. Education Department said Monday that it won't hear complaints about or take action on this question. Almost one year ago, the department under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made national headlines by rolling back Obama-era steps on transgender student protections. While the Trump administration rescinded that guidance, the department never made clear how it would handle future discrimination cases filed by transgender students. Last month, the Huffington Post reported that the Education Department had recently dismissed several such cases. And on Monday, BuzzFeed reported and department spokeswoman Liz Hill confirmed to...

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The Education Department Says It Won't Act On Transgender Student Bathroom Access

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