Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Guidance Document Change: The Model Policies for the Treatment of Transgender Students in Virginia’s Public Schools guidance document was developed in response to House Bill 145 and Senate Bill 161, enacted by the 2020 Virginia General Assembly, which directed the Virginia Department of Education to develop and make available to each school board model policies concerning the treatment of transgender students in public elementary and secondary schools. These guidelines address common issues regarding transgender students in accordance with evidence-based best practices and include information, guidance, procedures, and standards relating to: compliance with applicable nondiscrimination laws; maintenance of a safe and supportive learning environment free from discrimination and harassment for all students; prevention of and response to bullying and harassment; maintenance of student records; identification of students; protection of student privacy and the confidentiality of sensitive information; enforcement of sex-based dress codes; and student participation in sex-specific school activities, events, and use of school facilities.
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1/4/21  9:53 pm
Commenter: Paula Madigan

Against transgender policy

I do not approve of this policy!! It goes against Biblical teaching as in Genesis it says "God made them male and female".   Transgenderism is a mental disorder.  Trans students need to have conversion therapy. The more society keeps saying to students that it is OK to be trans, the higher the likelihood that a student will think that being trans will make them happy.  Sadly this is not the case.  Instead the student falls into despair and commits suicide.  Please watch the new DVD "In His Image" by American Family Studios.  














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