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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  12:54 pm
Commenter: Nathan

Strongly Opposed - This Bill is Overt Violation of Social Order - Pandora’s Box
 

Hello. Any bill violating the natural and rational sanctity of the family unit in this proposed manner will surely undermine the foundations of true justice.

This bill eliminates the role of the loving family, of natural society and supplants it with the arbitrary power of the state.

This is far too dangerous to entertain for political points. This bill must be put away immediately for the good of us all. The precedent would be completely without rational limits.

Thank you for your time.

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