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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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2/3/21  2:06 pm
Commenter: anonymous

Transgender policy

I strongly oppose this Transgender Policy that is being drafted by the Virginia Department of Education. What kind of society are you trying to form? An Animal Kingdom?? Leave it to parents to teach their children right from wrong. What is moral and what is immoral. This is not a dictatorship society where you force your opinions and beliefs on everybody else and make it a Rule. Even the world dictators never dreamed of such a ruthless, unthinkable rule. A child's mind is not a game to be played with. Wake up Virginia. Wake up America.

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