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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  4:39 pm
Commenter: Anonymous

Young mother of 2

What happens when these children grow up and some start committing crimes? Are we going to have males in female jails because they "identify" as a female? 

If this begins, then I will identify myself as a doctor. I shouldn't need to go to school to prove anything. I can identify as whoever and whatever I want to be. 

This is NOT okay. We are males and females. That is our part of our genetics. If you try to change this, it is only the beginning of the chaos that is going to unravel. Please don't make this mistake. 

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