New Bill Would Require Tennessee Schools To 'Out' Transgender Students to Parents

By Daniel Walker | April 17, 2024

The GOP House

Tennessee is on track to become one of the states where public school staff are required to disclose information about transgender students to their parents, as a bill progresses through the Republican-dominated Legislature. 
 

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The GOP House representatives approved the bill almost finally on Monday, bringing Tennessee closer to adopting laws akin to those in states like Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, and North Carolina. Virginia also provides similar guidance to school boards. 
 

The bill

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The bill will return for another vote in the Senate, which had previously approved a version of it, before reaching Gov. Bill Lee's desk for final approval.