The Minnesota Department of Education has adopted a resource for teachers to use in classrooms to support transgender and gender-nonconforming students.

More than 200 supporters and opponents attended a meeting last Wednesday to share their thoughts. The guidelines were approved by the “School Safety Technical Assistance Council” by the end of the night.

The 11-page document, titled “A Toolkit for Ensuring Safe and Supportive Schools for Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Students,” aims to change school policies that prevent participation by all students.

 

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