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Panelist, "Accommodating Students Identifying as Transgender," NSBA 2024 Annual Conference and Exposition

April 7, 2024

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John Borkowski, Aleks Rushing, and Claire Hawley will be joined by Jacqueline Zablocki to present, "Accommodating Students Identifying as Transgender," at the National School Boards Association (NSBA) 2024 Annual Conference and Exposition on April 7, 2024, at 8:30 a.m. in New Orleans, LA.

This presentation will address legal issues related to students identifying as transgender that are most likely to arise in the K-12 public school setting. The session will begin with a discussion of the legal landscape, noting key Supreme Court precedents, regulatory and enforcement actions by the executive branch of the federal government, and various state laws. The discussion will include the practical application of these legal principles to issues in schools involving facilities, academic records, dress codes, discipline, student organizations, accommodations, and athletics.

John W. Borkowski, Partner
Aleks O. Rushing, Partner
Claire Hawley, Attorney
Jacqueline Zablocki, Oakland Schools Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator

For more information, visit the event website.


Claire Hawley