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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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1/7/21  10:12 pm
Commenter: Lauren Roberts

all documents on self declaration of transgender and treatment of transgender .

I strongly oppose these documents on self declaration of transgender and treatment of transgender students A family is the first Institution ever formed and parental input and guidance is a first  for a child. Transgender is a world defined label with no legal or moral standing that needs a deep look at .  This will surely endanger all students. The implications and building up and forming the character of a child with such policies is horrendous mis-guiding  with far reaching adverse consequences to a future society.

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