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Pulaski County’s ‘Treatment of All Students’ policy, tiered reopening plan approved by school board

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PULASKI COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Pulaski County School Board voted on a number of actions at Tuesday night’s meeting, including protocols for treatment of transgender students and the school district’s reopening plan.

On Tuesday, Aug. 10, the members of the school board voted 4-1 to approve Pulaski County Public Schools’ policy for the treatment of students regardless of gender, gender identity, or gender expression. That policy, which caused debates between Pulaski County residents, was required by the Virginia Department of Education.

You can read the “Policy for the Treatment of All Students” approved by the Pulaski County School Board by clicking here.

In addition, the school board voted 4-1 in favor of the school district’s tiered reopening plan, which requires universal masking inside all school buildings and on school transportation, social distancing, limited visitors, and other restrictions for the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

Board members also unanimously voted to name the track at Pulaski County Middle School in honor of Sgt. Perry Hodge, a member of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office who was killed in a wreck back in January.

You can watch the recording of the Pulaski County school Board meeting from Tuesday night by following this link.

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