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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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1/16/21  8:01 pm
Commenter: Dawn

Transgender Indoctrination

Please stop the madness of normalizing aberrant behavior.  This agenda is anti-science as your gender is your sex and your sex is determined by your chromosomes.  Children are minors and they are not in a position to make these decisions, but they are impressionable and the push of the LGBTQ etc agenda negatively affects their ability to navigate their childhood in a normal and healthy manner.  Schools need to focus on education not indoctrination.  

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