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CEA President: CT Teachers Will Continue to Stand Up for Transgender Students

Wc Black SignThe Trump administration has rescinded federal protections for transgender students in public schools that allowed them to use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity. While federal law remains the same and the interpretation of Title IX will ultimately be decided in the courts, this latest move does much to undermine the safety and security teachers know all of their students deserve.

“It is outrageous that the current presidential administration would sanction discrimination in this manner,” said CEA President Sheila Cohen. “As educators, we prioritize ensuring safe, equitable educational opportunities for all students.” Read more