ACLU-TN Cooperating Attorney: Abby R. Rubenfeld of the Rubenfeld Law Office, PC Sumner County Schools has a policy which prohibits transgender students from using the restroom or locker room facilities [...]
During the 2015 - 2016 school year, students at Franklin County High School in Winchester, Tennessee formed a Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) at their school. They had followed the proper [...]
Religious freedom in public schools is protected by federal and state law. This guide explains students' religious freedom rights in public schools.
When a Washington County high school student was told that attending a religious worship service would jeopardize his chance to apply for a Tennessee Promise scholarship, ACLU-TN stepped in to [...]
ACLU-TN sent a letter to the Cannon County REACH after-school program explaining students' constitutional right to read religious texts of their own volition during free-reading periods.
Cooperating Attorneys: Amanda C. Goad, Staff Attorney for ACLU LGBT Project ; Heather L. Weaver, Staff Attorney for ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief; Galen Sherwin, Staff Attorney [...]