Law & Courts Federal Judge Dismisses Challenge to Transgender-Inclusive Athletics Policy in Connecticut
A federal district court judge said the lawsuit by cisgender female athletes was moot because two transgender track athletes had graduated.
Federal Ed. Dept. to Review Title IX Rules on Sexual Assault, Gender Equity, LGBTQ Rights
The review could reopen a Trump-era debate on sexual assault in schools, and it could spark legal discord over transgender student rights.
Law & Courts Justice Department Memo Could Stoke State-Federal Fights Over Transgender Students' Rights
Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in schools, a Justice Department memo says.
Federal Biden Orders Review of Trump-Era Rule on Responding to Sexual Assault in Schools
Critics said the Trump-era rule on how schools should respond to reports of sexual assault and harassment weakened protections for accusers.
Law & Courts School District Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Scope of Transgender Student Rights
A Virginia district appeals a ruling in the case involving Gavin Grimm's effort to use a restroom consistent with his gender identity.
Law & Courts School Sports a Fresh Front in State Battles Over Transgender Students' Rights
Lawmakers in at least 10 states are pushing legislation that would prohibit transgender students from playing on single-sex sports teams.
Federal Title IX Protections Apply Only to 'Biological Sex,' Education Department Memo Says
The department says schools may refuse to let transgender students use restrooms or play sports consistent with their gender identity.
Education Court Nominee Expressed Doubt That Title IX Protects Transgender Students
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett expressed doubts that Title IX protects transgender students who seek to use school restrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity.
Law & Courts Federal Appeals Court Backs Gavin Grimm in Long-Running Transgender Case
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit rules 2-1 that a Virginia school district's policy limiting transgender students to certain restrooms violates Title IX and the equal-protection clause.
Federal Title IX Rule Set to Take Effect After Judge Denies Request From States to Halt It
A controversial federal rule on how schools should respond to claims of sexual assault and harassment appears set to take effect Friday.
Federal Judge Won't Stop DeVos Title IX Rule From Taking Effect
A judge refused to halt a new rule on responding to sexual harassment and assault in schools that is set to take effect Friday. But it faces additional legal challenges.
Education District Not Liable Under Title IX for Administrator's Relationship With Student
A federal appeals court rejected arguments that the abuser was an "appropriate" district official with knowledge of the harassment and the authority to remedy it.