Policy 8040 Frequently Asked Questions
On Wednesday, August 11, 2021, the Loudoun County School Board approved Policy 8040: Rights of Transgender and Gender-Expansive Students by a vote of 7-2 after minor amendments were made. The School Board developed Policy 8040 to meet the requirements of Virginia House Bill 145 and Virginia Senate Bill 161, enacted by the 2020 Virginia General Assembly. This legislation created Section § 22.1-23.3 of the Code of Virginia, treatment of transgender students. This Code section states that each Virginia school board shall adopt a policy that reflects the requirements set forth by the Code.