FL Drops Plan To Ask Student Athletes About Periods

CNN reports:

At an emergency meeting Thursday, the Florida High School Athletic Association approved a proposal to remove all questions about menstrual cycles from medical forms required to participate in high school sports in the state.

The emergency meeting was held after the FHSAA faced months of criticism for a proposed change in policy that would require athletes to report their menstruation history every year.

Under the new proposal approved Thursday, all questions about menstruation will be removed from the student forms. Such information may be kept private between a student, doctor and parents.

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