The White House that require public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.
The Obama administration and received both .
President Donald Trump said in April that he thought .” But he also in April that legislation on the issue should be handled by state and local governments.
“I think that local communities and states should make the decision,” he said on the show. “And I feel very strongly about that. The federal government should not be involved.”
The Washington Post to U.S. public schools that said , “this interpretation has given rise to significant litigation.”
“The draft says administrators, parents and students have ‘struggled to understand and apply the statements of policy’ in the Obama-era guidance,’” the Post reported.
While this change will not affect Penn directly, advocacy for transgender rights has historically been visible on campus.
Last February, the Social Planning and Events Committee invited Caitlin Jenner to speak at Irvine Auditorium. Penn’s non-cisgender community, including members of Penn Non-Cis, a group , was because of her political views. In April, the Wharton School announced the in Huntsman Hall, in order to follow suit with other academic buildings that already had gender-neutral options.
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