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Praise, pushback from parents as Youngkin limits trans students’ rights

School systems across the country are navigating how to respect the rights of children who identify as transgender, while also keeping the concerns of their classmates and families in mind. In Virginia, Governor Younkin took a big step in one direction by proposing that the state’s Department of Education require kids use programs and facilities that “match the sex they were assigned at birth.” WTOP’s Scott Gelman shares what he learned after speaking with parents from Northern Virginia on both sides of the issue.