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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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1/15/21  4:07 pm
Commenter: Brian Earley

God Help Us

Why don't you politicians stop trying to cram this ridiculous agenda down our throats, and do something constructive for our state. How about working on something that would help our way of life, and not distorting it with this fad called transgenderism. You cannot change a person's sex, no matter how badly you want to. Stop wasting your time in office over abnormal desires, and work on making Virginia great again.

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