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Less than a year ago, the administration of President Barack Obama issued an historic guidance document instructing school administrators that anti-transgender rules, regulations, and laws are in violation of federal law including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. This guidance was received the full-throated support of U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr., Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta (head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division). Read some of their powerful statements HERE. This evening, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this evening that they were rescinding the guidance. According to reporting by the New York Times, Sessions was eager to get rid of the protections for transgender students and Ms. DeVos was not: The question of how to address the bathroom debate, as it had become known, opened a rift inside the Trump administration, pitting E

Source: Trump admin refuses to provide Title IX protections to transgender students, Betsy DeVos falls in line to save her job | Eclectablog


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