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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  4:03 pm
Commenter: Anonymous

No boys in my daughter's bathroom!

The wording makes it sounds as though no proof is required to be presented by a student that they are transgender. Even if they provided "proof" of gender dysphoria from a psychologist, that still shall not be reason to allow students to enter bathrooms designated for the opposite biological sex. In theory, a senior high school boy walking down the hallway could suddenly decide that he just swapped sexes since he's gender fluid and walk right into the girl's bathroom. Absolutely insane! This is why there are conspiracy theories about leftists diddling little kids, they're always pushing creepy boundaries with children.

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