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Education Department Will Reject Transgender Student Bathroom Complaints
Published: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 2:50pm
Updated: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 1:28pm
The Department of Education under President Trump has decided it’s going to reject transgender student bathroom complaints.
The department said it had been considering what to do for nearly a year, but this is the first time there’s been a formal, public position announced. Legal disputes have arisen because of potential contradictions with the 1972 federal civil rights law, Title IX.
Here to talk about where the current situation sits is Zachary Kramer, ASU law professor.