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New York State issues guidance to school districts on accommodating transgender students

On Monday, July 20th 2015, the New York State Education Department issued guidance to school districts on properly accommodating transgender and gender non-conforming students.

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Report shows harassment and mistreatment of trans and gender non-conforming students in NY public schools

A new report released by the New York Civil Liberties Union entitled "Dignity for All? Discrimination Against Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students" in New York State reveals that transgender and gender nonconforming students in New York public schools continue to face repeated discrimination and harassment from school officials and other students, despite legislation specifically in place to prevent them.

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February 19, 2013

Massachusetts now protecting transgender students with non-discrimination laws

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Massachusetts on February 15th passed along a directive to schools which onlines new policies protecting transgender students.

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