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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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2/3/21  11:59 am
Commenter: Berry

Trans kids MATTER
 

Their lives MATTER. Their education shouldn’t be harmed just because of how they identify. 
bullying and how unsupportive parents and family treat their kids can bad enough. 

We have to be better and DO BETTER 

 

the Christians who oppose this do not know God. The genderless being the believe in actually preaches love to our neighbors and to protect the unfortunate above our own lives. 

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