In Partnership with 74

Transgendered Student Policy Gains Committee Approval

Alexander Russo | June 13, 2013

Your donation will help us produce journalism like this. Please give today.

Screen shot 2013-06-13 at 12.48.22 PMDistricts are increasingly being asked to consider transgendered students’ academic and emotional needs, according to a New Yorker article published earlier this year (About A Boy).

LAUSD has already begun to address the needs of transgendered students with its own student participation policy, and now there’s a proposed state law (AB 1266) that would call on every district in the state to take some similar steps.

According to this LA Weekly story (Born as a Boy, Play School Sports as a Girl?), the law being proposed by California Assemblyman Tom Ammiano requires districts to allow to play sports or do other student activities has been approved by the state Senate Education Committee.


Read Next