Senators Urge Dept. of Education to Clarify Legal Protections for LGBT Students

Senators Call for Education Department to Release Comprehensive Non-Discrimination Guidelines to Better Protect Transgender Students in Middle School, High School, and in College
Washington, D.C. –(ENEWSPF)--May 3, 2016.  Today, Oregon’s U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley joined 38 other Democratic senators in urging the Department of Education to release comprehensive guidance on the protections for transgender and gender non-conforming students in our middle schools, high schools, and colleges.

Students across the country are protected from sex discrimination by Title IX, a law that requires any educational institution receiving federal funding—a public high . . .

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