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St. Mary’s Parish School Board votes to support lawsuit against new Title IX regulations – KQKI News

On May 9, 2024, members of the Board of Directors of the Parish of St. Mary participated in the meeting of the School Board.
voted to support a lawsuit challenging the new Title IX regulations, brought by
Louisiana Department of Education and Louisiana Attorney General Liz Murril. Lawsuit
argues that the new regulations could conflict with Louisiana state laws that prohibit use
bathrooms and locker rooms when it comes to biological sex. Participating in gender-specific activities
sports teams are also a problem.

17 school districts in Louisiana joined the lawsuit with LDOE and the prosecutor
Overall, the deadline that was supposed to be mentioned in the original lawsuit was not possible within two days
notification received. The School Council of St. Mary’s Parish adopted a resolution to support the so-called
that all possible opportunities to join the case will remain open.

The St. Mary’s Parish School Board believes it is the system’s responsibility to protect everyone
students and their right to a safe and healthy school environment. However, it is believed that
the new changes to Title IX are contrary to federal and state law and will be harmful to our school
families and community.