Bloomberg Law
May 28, 2019, 1:38 PM

Justices Won’t Review Transgender Student Bathroom Policy

Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson
Kimberly Strawbridge Robinson

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t take up the controversy over bathroom use by transgender students.

The justices turned away a challenge by four students from Boyertown Area High School in Pennsylvania who claim a school policy of allowing LGBT students to use their preferred bathroom violates their right to privacy.

Controversies have erupted nationwide as school districts decide whether to let LGBT students use bathrooms corresponding to their gender identity rather than their gender at birth.

Some challengers say it’s a violation of federal anti-discrimination laws not to accommodate LGBT students.

The Supreme Court was preparing to hear a similar ...

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