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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1/5/21  7:40 am
Commenter: Anonymous

My right to exist

All Americans are equal, well, at least we are supposed to all be equal.  Many of you in Richmond think otherwise these days.  I am a woman, and I have the right to exist in America.  This gender appropriation is morally corrupt, and I will not participate in it, ever.  To force our children to be exposed to the opposite sex in bathroom and locker room situations, to take away all Title 9 protections from females while telling them they do not have any rights is contemptible and flies in the face of all things Constitutional.  Shame on you.

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