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Students to choose bathroom at school

Posted at 9:07 AM, May 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-13 12:46:46-04
President Obama made a big announcement on Friday for public schools across the country.
The Department of Justice just released a letter to all public schools.
The Obama administration called on public school districts nationwide to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity.
This announcement comes amid heated debate over transgender rights in North Carolina.


The president doesn't have the legal authority to force schools to comply, but there's the implied threat of losing federal funding if they don't.