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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  7:08 pm
Commenter: B hartman

Strongly opposed

I strongly oppose this. I dont believe it is the schools place to guide my child in deciding there gender god decided that for the moment they were conceived. Also I should not be criminalized because i encourage them by letting them know that was the way god made them. The government is quick to tell me i cant call my boys but they are not worried about real issues like real child abusers, or drug addicts that keep having babys that are addicted to drugs. 

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