Two Parents Sue Virginia School Board for Not Following New Transgender Policies
Two parents are suing their local Virginia school board for failing to implement new transgender policies that were enacted by Republican governor Glenn Youngkin this summer.
The statewide guidelines, otherwise known as model policies, require teachers to address students by their birth names and pronouns as seen on their records, although parents can instruct teachers to call students by their “preferred pronouns” if a written statement is provided. Additionally, school personnel cannot conceal private information about a student’s gender from their parents.
The policies also require transgender students to use sex-assigned bathrooms and...