Equity & Discrimination

Whitaker v. Kenosha Unified Sch. District

Ruling denying school district's motion to dismiss transgender student's suit claiming violation of his Title IX and equal protections based on policy prohibiting him from using the boys' restroom.

State of Texas v. U.S. (N.D. Tex)

Motion for clarification filed by OCR regarding district court's order granting preliminary injunction having nationwide application.

Privacy Matters v. U.S. Department of Education

Legal compalint by Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of Privacy Matters on September 7, 2016 in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota against the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice and Independent School District No. 706, alleging school district's policy of allowing transgender student access to girls' locker room, which is based on ED/DOJ's joint guidance, violates fermale students' constitutional rights, including the right to privacy.

M.A.B. v. Board of Educ. Talbot Cnty.

On joint motion for stay, district court administratively closes subject to being reopened, if necessary, by either party. The parties are directed to file a joint status report on or before January 13, 2017.

Key Federal Agency Guidance 2008-2017

Key Federal Agency Guidance Affecting Schools November 2008 - February 2017. 

2017 Annual Notices

This chart describes some of the notices required by federal law, including the method required to give notice where it is specified in the statutes and/or regulations, and provides links to documents that may be used in writing such notices. 

Policies Required By Federal Law - June 2017

This chart lists Federal laws and regulations that require a policy, written procedure, or form,. School districts may need to adopt additional policies that are not included in this chart as required by state law.  

G.G. v. GCSB, No. 16-1733 (4th Cir. Jul.6, 2016)

GCSB emergency motion to stay enforcement of the district’s court order granting G.G.’s motion for a preliminary injunction allowing G.G. to use the boys’ restroom at school.

G.G. v. GCSB, No. 16-1733 (4th Cir. filed Jul. 4, 2016)

Fourth Circuit panel, in a 2-1 split, denied GCSB’s emergency motion seeking to stay enforcement of the district court’s preliminary injunction pending GCSB interlocutory appeal to the Fourth Circuit of the district court’s issuance of the preliminary injunction.  

Berger v. U.S. Dep't of Justice/North Carolinans for Privacy

Order denying Berger’s motion to consolidate suit with McCrory v. United States denied. Court sua sponte transferred case to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

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