Plain Talk: Port: Legislative leader says Fargo’s stand against pronouns and bathrooms bill is “arrogance”


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MINOT — Rupak Gandhi, the superintendent of Fargo’s public school system, has said recently that his schools will ignore a new law governing pronoun policies and bathroom use by trans students. So far, North Dakota’s other school districts aren’t following his lead, and his stand isn’t sitting well with the two leaders of North Dakota’s legislature.

“What concerned me the most about his presentation…is there was an underlying sort of arrogance,” Senate Majority Leader David Hogue, a Minot Republican, said on this episode of Plain Talk. He compared Gandhi to “educational leaders who think they can arm themselves with this compassion and this data and ignore the wishes of the parents.”

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