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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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1/9/21  6:18 pm
Commenter: Mrs. Keel

No to transgender regulations proposed by Va. Dept. of Education!!!

This is highly dangerous to allow students of opposite sex using each other's bathroom or locker rooms.  No child should be forced to share showers, locker rooms, hotel rooms or other intimate settings with a member of the opposite biological sex!  

This generation is sexually active at a very young age.  Do you realize this will invite all kinds of sexual assaults?  It is very dangerous!  You have extremely advanced, mature kids and the innocent ones will loose out on this!  This will be a hot bed for assaults, and lawsuits!!  Don't do it!

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