District 211 votes for trans kids to have full facility access

PALATINE — The District 211 school board in Palatine voted Thursday night to allow transgender students full access to locker rooms and restrooms.

CBS Chicago reported that the board voted 5-2 to give students full access to facilities.

“We believe it is time now to move forward with this policy, though we would not plan to implement it until the start of second semester in January,” school district Supt. Dan Cates said before the vote, according to the TV station.