What rights do transgender students and employees have on campus? That is a question many school districts, school attorneys, parents, state legislatures, and courts have been asking lately. The National Center for Transgender Equality reports that 59 percent of transgender students have been denied access to restrooms consistent with their gender identity.1 Other potential complaints could arise if a transgender student is denied opportunities to go on field trips or participate in sports. Over the past year, there have been a number of significant developments concerning a school districts obligations toward transgender students and employees. Even still, a lot remains unsettled. This guide is designed to provide the latest developments in this emerging area.
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