VICTORY! Prince George’s County Board of Ed Agrees to Policy Changes to Protect LGBTQ+ Students and School Staff after Lawsuit – Rights History
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VICTORY! Prince George’s County Board of Ed Agrees to Policy Changes to Protect LGBTQ+ Students and School Staff after Lawsuit

Today, Lambda Legal and Arnold & Porter announced they have reached a settlement agreement with the Prince George’s County Board of Education in Maryland on behalf of a transgender teacher, Jennifer Eller, who had suffered years of abuse, harassment, and discrimination at the hands of both students and staff while teaching in Prince George’s County public schools on account of her being transgender. Through today’s settlement agreement, the lawsuit has now been resolved to the mutual satisfaction of the parties. The settlement agreement includes monetary compensation and incorporates policy and training changes to protect transgender students and staff within Prince George’s County Public Schools.