Wisconsin school administrators have been grappling with how to fairly and sensitively develop policies regarding transgender students amid a state legislative effort to mandate gender specific bathrooms in schools.
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The sites include eight Madison public schools.
The bill requires school boards to designate bathrooms and locker rooms by gender.
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The bill would require school boards to designate bathrooms and locker rooms by gender, require schools to make special accommodations for transgender students and others, and to require the state Department of Justice to defend school districts in lawsuits alleging the policy is discriminatory.
Scott Walker said that a bill that would bar transgender students from using school bathrooms for the gender with which they identify is worth considering.
The change is intended to make the school more inclusive and more welcoming to transgender and gender-fluid students.
Transgender students would not be allowed to use school bathrooms or locker rooms assigned to the gender they identify with.
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Opponents say the policy could endanger student safety, while supporters say it preserves it.
School officials asked students to stop the practice so it wouldn't offend or hurt students at the school who are transgender, or questioning their gender identity.
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