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Illinois school committee: ‘Our transgender policy could change the country’

Monday, November 12, 2012
AURORA, Ill. — An Ad Hoc committee of the East Aurora School District 131 convened for the first time Thursday to discuss its plans to create a new policy for protecting transgender students after a previous district policy was rescinded ...

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After flip-flop, Illinois school forms committee for new transgender policy

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Following its controversial decision to rescind a policy that would have added protections for transgender and gender nonconforming students in its schools Oct. 19, the East Aurora School District announced Monday that it is forming a committee to work on ...

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Equality Illinois: ‘The bullies won in East Aurora’

Saturday, October 20, 2012
Bernard Cherkasov, CEO of Equality Illinois, a statewide advocacy organization, commented Saturday on the decision by the East Aurora school board to rescind policy that supported transgender and gender nonconforming staff, faculty, and students. ...

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East Aurora, Ill., school board flip-flops on transgender rights policy

Friday, October 19, 2012
AURORA — In a special meeting Friday evening, the East Aurora School Board voted to repeal a policy that would create protections for gender nonconforming students that they quickly and unanimously passed just five days ago. ...

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School considers rescinding transgender rights policy amid hate group, parental outrage

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
AURORA, Ill. -- An Illinois school board is considering rescinding a transgender rights policy it adopted Monday after after receiving emails and letters from outraged residents and anti-gay organizations across the state. ...

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