CNA: Education Department Reverses Stance on Connecticut’s Transgender Athlete Policy

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CNA, Feb. 24, 2021

Washington D.C., Feb 24, 2021 / 11:00 am MT (CNA) – The Department of Education (ED) on Tuesday reversed its previous opposition to Connecticut’s policy of allowing biological males to play girls’ sports.

In a letter to attorneys for several Connecticut public school districts and its high school athletic association, the agency’s Office for Civil Rights said it would be withdrawing its previous findings that the state athletic policy violated Title IX.

Beginning in 2017, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference allowed student athletes to participate in sports based on their gender identity. Three female track athletes filed a complaint with the ED civil rights office and sued over the policy, alleging that it discriminated against them.  …

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