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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  8:35 pm
Commenter: Ed S, Catholics Concerned for American Catholic Morals

'Transgender' (Ideology)?
 

The idea that people in positions being paid to teach fundamental academics to our young people should not be expanded to allow them to force their own radical and un-Godly ideas on those of us who completely disagree with this. It violates Natural Law on so many levels, is anti-Biblical, and is only guaranteeing further chaos in our society. Confusion and chaos run contrary to the basics principles of a people who choose to live in a Country whose fundamentals are built on the Rule of Law and Order

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