Quietly, schools take compassionate look at transgender rights – CSMonitor.com

In North Carolina, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), one of the nation’s largest districts, last week bucked the country’s toughest transgender bathroom law.

Meanwhile, in sparsely-populated Blaine County, Idaho, residents gathered recently out of both concern and sympathy over whether to allow transgender children to choose which bathroom to use once the school year begins.

They’re two snapshots that underscore what’s rapidly become a difficult and immediate reality for schools across the United States, especially in the wake of the deadly attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on June 12.

Source:  – CSMonitor.com

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