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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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1/19/21  7:07 pm
Commenter: Concerned parent

Strongly oppose brainwashing kids

I strongly disagree with this attempt to brainwash children into believing that they're a female when they're a male and visa versa.  This stuff is sick and sick, mentally ill people are the ones that want to push it on school age kids. Kids need to be taught math, science, reading, and other regular subjects instead of having this sick crap being pushed on them. School is not the place for this kind of thing. This is what psychiatrists are for. If you're unsure of some as simple as your gender, you need mental help. 

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