education

Transgender military dependent wins right to appropriate facilities

 photo blue_zps6larakej.jpgThe principal of Ramstein Intermediate School at Ramstein Air Force Base had planned on allowing an 11-year-old transgender fifth-grader named Blue to start using the girls restroom beginning the week of October 10.

But the superintendent of schools for the East Europe region of the Department of Defense Education Activity, Dr. Elizabeth Dunham overruled that decision "for reasons that remain unclear."

Topic: 

0

DoE Secretary in West Virginia

Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. answered reporter's questions yesterday during a trip to Charleston, WV.

The Gazette-Mail asked him how serious the Education Department would be in denying the funding for school systems that deny transgender students access — if the guidance King’s department has issued, based on its legal interpretations, ultimately survives a Texas federal judge’s nationwide, preliminary injunction blocking it.

Topic: 

0

Alaskan teachers consider ethical treatment of trans students

The Alaska Professional Teaching Practices Commission is endeavoring to include a clause adding gender identity to its code of ethics.

Commission director Jim Seitz said to some extent the proposal is an attempt to update the code to current practices in other areas outside of education. The action was not prompted by any cases but is an attempt to be proactive, he said.

Topic: 

0

Federal Judge in Ohio does the right thing

Judge Algenon Marbley is a US District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio who was appointed to the position by Bill Clinton in 1997.

On Monday Judge Marbley rejected the Highland Local Schools case challenging the DoE rule on treatment of transgender students, ordering a transgender girl to be treated "like the girl she is."

Topic: 

0

Kenosha transgender teen wins two rulings

US District Judge Pamela Pepper on Monday rejected a motion by the Kenosha Unified School District to dismiss the case brought by Ashton Whitaker accusing the district of discriminating against him. On Tuesday Pepper issued a temporary restraining order barring the district from enforcing its policy prohibiting Whitaker from using the boys' restroom while the case is pending.

Topic: 

0

Minnesota high school sued because transgender girl acts like a girl

Some parents are up in arms in Virginia Minnesota, so much so that they have contacted the so-called Alliance Defending Freedom. ADF has filed another lawsuit against a high school for repecting the needs of a transgender student.

But this one tops the plethora of similar cases ADF has pooped across the country.

Topic: 

3

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - education