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  10:23 pm
Commenter: Anonymous

I don't support this at all!

These proposed policies are reprehensible and seek to undermine parents in guiding and protecting their children from governmental indoctrination. It's the parents responsibility to choose for their children, not VDOE or this God-less government. I don't see VA seeking protection for other populations, but they'll waste taxpayers money with this nonsense. VDOE and everyone that supports these measures will be judged by God (Jesus Christ) for turning children into a perverse form of His Image. It's no wonder more parents are homeschooling their children so they aren't subjected to these lies. I vote no to it all!

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