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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  3:36 pm
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Transgender in Schools
 

The fact this needs addressing is sick-

Science is built on 2 genders: female and male.Anything additional is a family matter and needs to be handled by that family. The fact we actually have a medical doctor as our governor (cough, cough) and he is not only promoting this but allowing it is disgusting.

Teaching this or allowing this to proceed borders on child abuse. Children waiver on their sexual being for a period of time naturally- promoting this as anything more is so sad.

 

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