Florida fines high school for allowing transgender student to play girls volleyball

Students from Monarch High School in Coconut Creek, Fla., walk out of the school building, Nov. 28, 2023, in support of a transgender student who plays on the girls volleyball team. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida’s state athletic board fined a high school and put it on probation Tuesday after a transgender student played on the girls volleyball team, a violation of a controversial law enacted by Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Legislature.