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Policy Decision for Transgender Students Participating in Sports

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Policy Decision for Transgender Students Participating in Sports

The Nebraska School Activities Association board in August will consider policies for allowing transgender students to participate in sports.
The Executive Director of the Association, Rhonda Blanford-Green, had indicated a policy had been reached, then backed off the statement and said the board would consider the issue during its August  meeting.
Nebraska Family Council Executive Director Al Riskowski says the prospect of allowing transgender students to compete in sports raises concerns. . .

Riskowski also questions which locker room a boy claiming to be a girl would use.

The activities association board meets August 21st.

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