Schools On Notice To Figure Out How To Handle Transgender Athletes

Forbes
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March 13, 2013

If high schools (and even junior high and middle schools) haven’t yet thought about how they would handle a situation in which a transgender student wanted to play a sport, they’d better start.

Certainly, that’s the case in Massachusetts, where in February the state’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education extended guidelines protecting transgender students to include their being allowed to use the restroom and play on the sports team with the sex with which they identify.