Metro Nashville school board refuses to update policy under state’s new transgender student-athlete ban

By: | November 29, 2021

The Metro Nashville Board of Education recently declined to update the district’s policy regarding student-athlete eligibility to align with a new state law banning transgender athletes from participating in girls’ sports.

At least six board members met during a governance committee meeting earlier this month to review a variety of policy updates and later recommended that the entire board should vote to defer the policy.

The policy has to do with who is allowed to play on which sports teams in Metro Nashville.

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