06/18/2014 02:06 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Prep School Transgender

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Over the past several years, transgender issues in schools have increasingly appeared in the mainstream press. Coverage ranges from the challenges to the triumphs — from the struggles of individual children and families trying to get support at school to the student health plans at Harvard, Brown, and Duke covering the cost of sexual reassignment surgery. We have come a long way, but still have a long way to go.

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