CPS updates policies for transgender students and employees

Transgender and gender nonconforming students will be able to use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity under updated guidelines announced Tuesday by Chicago Public Schools.

Students who do not identify as male or female, and students who are questioning their gender identity should receive special accommodations, the guidelines state. Students who have "a need or desire for increased privacy" should be provided with "reasonable alternative arrangements" that can include the use of a private area or a single-stall restroom.

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