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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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1/8/21  1:35 pm
Commenter: james borowski

Strongly oppose


This is utter nonsense. Since when does an elementary age child have the full capacity to make this decision. And if you permit this to occur, I cannot even imagine what my grandson would feel like when a person who was born as a female who pretends to be a male, and wishes to use his restroom or locker room. This is just another way of destroying the family structure that our Lord created. A man and a woman to procreate. Not those who wish to be a man or woman.

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