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Tue February 18, 2014
Michigan schools are working on becoming more accommodating to transgender students
How far should a school go to accommodate its transgender students? What federal or state laws and ordinances might impact policies for transgender students?
School districts around the nation are wrestling with these questions, even as parents and civil rights groups mount court challenges against districts whose policies are not supportive of transgender student rights.
The ACLU of Michigan's LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) Project is now crafting a comprehensive model policy for transgender students – a policy that could be adopted by local school districts. Jay Kaplan is a staff attorney who is part of this effort, and he joined us today.
Listen to the full interview above.