Schools address gender issues before state ruling

As the State Board of Education prepares 2016-0428-bb-GenderIdentity239TTuesday to revisit controversial gender-identity guidelines for public schools, some districts already are ahead of the curve.

School officials say they are trying to meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students in a changing social landscape. In many cases, that means quietly accommodating what students want to be called and which bathrooms they are most comfortable using.  Read More