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Mass. Education Department issues rules on transgender pupils

The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education issued directives Friday ­for handling transgender students, including allowing them to use the bathrooms or play on the sports teams that correspond to the gender with which they identify.

The guidance was issued to help schools follow the state’s 2011 antidiscrimination law protecting transgender people.

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