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Court upholds dismissal of lawsuit challenging MCPS gender identity guidelines

August 16, 2023

A federal appeals court in Richmond ruling struck down a lawsuit on Monday that challenged Montgomery County Public Schools’ gender identity guidelines, ruling that the case lacks legal standing. The parents of two MCPS students filed the lawsuit in 2020, alleging that the school district’s gender identity guidelines, which advise staff not to disclose a student’s gender to their parents without permission, violate federal laws such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).


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