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Degenfelder opposes proposed Title IX rule change

CHEYENNE (WNE) — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Megan Degenfelder released a statement Thursday regarding the Biden administration’s proposed Title IX rule changes.

Title IX is a 1972 law that bans sex discrimination in public schools, colleges and universities that receive federal funding.

Among other changes, proposed new rules that are due to take effect in May would include protections for transgender and nonbinary students for the first time.

Degenfelder said in the statement: “I oppose the recently proposed rule change to Titl...