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As required by House Bill 753, enacted by the 2020 Virginia General Assembly, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) established a uniform definition of social emotional learning (SEL) and developed guidance standards for SEL for all public school students in grades kindergarten through the twelfth grade in the Commonwealth.  The VDOE’s SEL efforts are driven by the commitment to ensure that every student in Virginia attends a school that maximizes their potential and prepares them for the future academically, socially, and emotionally. The Virginia SEL Guidance Standards is a result of collaborations with multiple stakeholders throughout the Commonwealth including school-based personnel representing diverse Superintendent’s regions and disciplines, community leaders, representatives from state agencies, parent representatives, and specialists from the VDOE. Following the review of ...... expand note

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 Comment Title  Commenter
SEL is wrong-headed Concerned Citizen  5/26/21  11:43 pm
What is SEL? L.Sakponou, School Psychologist  5/26/21  11:07 pm
Don’t Make Teachers Teach Racism Teacher  5/26/21  10:43 pm
VDOE Have Lost Their Minds LCPS Parents  5/26/21  10:36 pm
This is Woke Ideology Parents  5/26/21  10:28 pm
NO to SEL!! Lauri - concerned parent  5/26/21  10:19 pm
Not Your Role Parents Against This  5/26/21  10:04 pm
Draft SEL standards Independent Thinker  5/26/21  9:56 pm
social justice based on Marxist ideology, class division and socialism/ greatest example of racism Social Justice=CRT=“social awareness”= racism  5/26/21  9:43 pm
HORRIBLE! Parent of Two  5/26/21  9:18 pm
SEL is a Gimmick; CRT is the GOAL Teacher of 11 Years  5/26/21  8:58 pm
ACT is even in the SEL biz. SEL is moneymaking off of children, not about children's well-being Anonymous (98857)  5/26/21  8:36 pm
This is not appropriate Anti-woke  5/26/21  8:33 pm
No No No Parents  5/26/21  8:15 pm
Not on my watch Richmond Parents  5/26/21  8:06 pm
Everything Leftists Touch Turns to Sh*t Concerned Parent  5/26/21  7:56 pm
Marxists are Teaching your Kids Anonymous (98852)  5/26/21  7:50 pm
VDOE WONT READ THESE COMMENTS BECAUSE THEY DONT CARE WHAT YOU THINK Regular People  5/26/21  7:47 pm
I Can Confirm that this Push is About Instilling Critical Race Theory in Classrooms Central Office Staff  5/26/21  7:42 pm
Just Another Attempt to Brainwash Kids Irate Parents  5/26/21  7:33 pm
HELL NO! Anonymous (98848)  5/26/21  7:30 pm
GET WOKE, GO BROKE Anonymous (98846)  5/26/21  7:27 pm
MASSIVELY UNPOPULAR Parents  5/26/21  7:26 pm
Teachers/Counselors Can’t Even Defend This Anonymous (98844)  5/26/21  7:23 pm
The New VDOE is the Segregated VA of Old Anonymous (98843)  5/26/21  7:19 pm
SEL good. Social Justice/ CRT/ “Social Awareness “=Marxist/ Socialist and destroying our nation Look it up. Promoting class division conflict have and have nots  5/26/21  7:09 pm
TOU WRE KILLING KIDS Nat Steele  5/26/21  6:52 pm
Concerns about the Social Emotional SOL's Anonymous (98839)  5/26/21  5:59 pm
VDOE LOVES RACISM AND SEGREGATION Anonymous (98838)  5/26/21  5:49 pm
Against SEL and CRT! Parent and Professor  5/26/21  5:34 pm
I hope you enjoy getting recalled from the school board Allie Holland  5/26/21  5:32 pm
SEL is CRAP, Cut the Budgets! Anonymous (98835)  5/26/21  5:25 pm
Please adopt SEL so we can legally segregate! Anonymous (98834)  5/26/21  5:17 pm
Absolutely NO to SEL and CRT. Involved Parent  5/26/21  5:16 pm
Support for SEL Standards C. Smith, Retired School Psychologist  5/26/21  5:02 pm
i can't believe educated people spent time putting this Marxist CRT Social Justice to force on kids please stop  5/26/21  4:54 pm
NOT GOING TO TEACH IT Teacher  5/26/21  4:52 pm
Not All Teachers Are Crazy FCPS Teacher  5/26/21  4:51 pm
HOW TO RUIN A GENERATION Anonymous (98827)  5/26/21  4:45 pm
VDOE Caves to the Woke Mob Anonymous (98826)  5/26/21  4:43 pm
I’m Going to Enjoy the Federal Lawsuits Lawyer  5/26/21  4:31 pm
Richmond Teacher Opposed Richmond Teacher  5/26/21  4:29 pm
CRT Henrico County Public Schools  5/26/21  4:22 pm
Now Running for School Board! Anonymous (98822)  5/26/21  4:21 pm
Another Way to Make Political Activists Educator  5/26/21  4:18 pm
WRONG Anonymous (98820)  5/26/21  4:17 pm
lawsuits will ensue if I can't opt my kids out of this inappropriate trampling on our family values Anonymous (98819)  5/26/21  4:13 pm
No to SEL and CRT Mary C  5/26/21  4:10 pm
Social Emotional Learning is critical for all students to learn- a school psychologist A. Putnam, School Psychologist  5/26/21  4:07 pm
SELs Political, Judgmental, Unfair Chris B  5/26/21  4:04 pm
Nope A teacher  5/26/21  4:02 pm
HELL NO! Reasonable Parents  5/26/21  3:55 pm
Thank You VDOE! I love this Kelsey Travers, School Counselor  5/26/21  3:54 pm
Oppose SEL Kimberly Pickard  5/26/21  3:48 pm
social justice (awareness) activism and Marxist ideology does not help our children or nation social emotional development is very important, drop the other garbage  5/26/21  3:45 pm
School Board Member Opposes School Board Member  5/26/21  3:36 pm
SEL is grounded in solid research Robert Berry  5/26/21  3:35 pm
Racist VDOE Supports Indoctrination Minority Parent  5/26/21  3:33 pm
ultimately doesn't matter what gets passed or not, the majority of people are tired of this passed or not it won't be taught or supported in the schools  5/26/21  3:33 pm
VDOE WANTS TO TURN YOUR KIDS INTO ACTIVISTS Anonymous (98804)  5/26/21  3:31 pm
Teachers Against SEL Teachers Against SEL  5/26/21  3:28 pm
NO Concerned Parent  5/26/21  3:27 pm
laughable Anonymous (98801)  5/26/21  3:27 pm
This is INAPPROPRIATE FCPS Counselor  5/26/21  3:26 pm
LCPS Teachers Oppose SEL LCPS Teacher Against SEL  5/26/21  3:24 pm
Educator Courtney Sullivan  5/26/21  3:23 pm
YES - SEL is a needed curriculum J. Jones - School Psychologist  5/26/21  3:18 pm
Something to Consider A School Based Mental Health Professional  5/26/21  3:18 pm
SEL is an ABOMINATION Anonymous (98795)  5/26/21  3:13 pm
just not well developed and contains to many inappropriate things for schools to be responsible for Anonymous (98794)  5/26/21  3:09 pm
Drafters must have put out an all call for colleague support. All these cropping up on the last day? Where was the support the last 30 days? Fishy?  5/26/21  3:04 pm
Scared for our children and disappointed in the proposal. After careful consideration I am opposed. reasonable parent- please read my comment  5/26/21  2:56 pm
in support of the SEL standards Colby Hall, University of Virginia  5/26/21  2:54 pm
These standards are thoughtful and commonsense. Fully support Judy Paulick  5/26/21  2:47 pm
Support SEL standards Tracy Missett, UVA  5/26/21  2:43 pm
Ideas and approach is not reasonable or ethical to incorporate into school curriculum Mental Health Practitioner  5/26/21  2:42 pm
support for SEL standards Jillian McGraw, Afton  5/26/21  2:39 pm
NO NO NO Dee S.  5/26/21  2:38 pm
SEL standards are vital for supporting students' well-being. Julie Cohen, University of Virginia  5/26/21  2:34 pm
NO NO NO Anonymous (98784)  5/26/21  2:32 pm
Full Support Lysandra Cook  5/26/21  2:26 pm
SEL Standards look terrific Michael Kennedy, University of Virginia  5/26/21  2:20 pm
No to SEL M. Brooks  5/26/21  2:09 pm
VDOE Doesn’t Care - This is a FAKE Survey Not a Cultist  5/26/21  2:06 pm
I do not support this Anonymous (98778)  5/26/21  2:06 pm
No to these standards- Parents are listening. Anne  5/26/21  2:02 pm
Long March Through the Institutions is Complete Sane Parent  5/26/21  2:01 pm
Get Woke Disadvantaged parent  5/26/21  1:53 pm
NO to SEL Jason Brewer  5/26/21  1:44 pm
do educated professionals truly think some of the SEL language is healthy and unbiased? amazed citizen  5/26/21  1:11 pm
Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct Anonymous (98772)  5/26/21  1:06 pm
We do not support this Anonymous (98770)  5/26/21  12:30 pm
No to Marxism as proposed by SEL and CRT Bryan  5/26/21  11:46 am
sounds good, read the document and you will find the hidden agenda Anonymous (98767)  5/26/21  10:46 am
this is not an appropriate approach for SEL and should not be included in standards Virginia parent and principal/ unable to put name due to cancel culture  5/26/21  10:42 am
SEL is Critically Important Virginia School Psychologist  5/26/21  10:34 am
contains additional politically driven ideology that is harmful to students, education, and society also a psychologist  5/26/21  9:55 am
School Counselors Support SEL K. Jones- School Counselor  5/26/21  9:48 am
I’m Ralph Northam and I’m a Commie Gov. KKK Northam  5/26/21  9:43 am
“SEL” Smuggles CRT Into Schools LCPS Parent  5/26/21  9:37 am
Virginia Academy of School Psychologists and No Mention of Parental Consent Anonymous (98759)  5/26/21  9:18 am
Statement from VASP Kelly Forsythe Acevedo, Virginia Academy of School Psychologists  5/26/21  7:54 am
My children will no longer enroll in public school if this legislation passes We have a choice to give our children an appropriate education  5/26/21  7:33 am
Stick to the basics! No to any more division.our tax dollars want Basic education NOT indoctoration! Anonymous (98754)  5/26/21  6:32 am
Careful School psychologist  5/26/21  3:38 am
Too much for public school James V. Rives  5/25/21  11:46 pm
No to SELs they leave room for radicals to indoctrinate our kids Chad  5/25/21  10:55 pm
Frustrated Parent Anonymous (98749)  5/25/21  9:52 pm
Concerned Parent Elizabeth  5/25/21  9:41 pm
SEL & Navigating EdEquityVA A Road Map to CRT Parent  5/25/21  9:16 pm
Social Emotional Learning will not support your family Sylvia Bryant  5/25/21  9:14 pm
No. This is crazy!! Anonymous (98741)  5/25/21  8:44 pm
No to SEL Anonymous (98739)  5/25/21  8:32 pm
No to SEL in this format! Yael Levin  5/25/21  5:48 pm
SEL itself is good take out the CRT and political ideology and the standards will be better received Psychologist  5/25/21  5:13 pm
Comment of the Liberty Justice Center in Opposition to the SEL Standards Daniel R. Suhr  5/25/21  5:04 pm
SEL for life Anne, Educator  5/25/21  4:44 pm
no to SEL Anonymous (98727)  5/25/21  4:40 pm
SEL is for everyone, kids and adults! a school psychologist  5/25/21  4:24 pm
SEL Yes School Psychologist  5/25/21  4:10 pm
Not your job Linda Jennings  5/25/21  3:58 pm
Elementary Staff Comments about SEL Standards Angela White, Frederick County Public Schools  5/25/21  3:43 pm
No to SEL. SEL is not good for the public schools or our children  5/25/21  3:40 pm
Gross abuse of the educational system Concerned Parent  5/25/21  3:01 pm
SEL DeeDA  5/25/21  2:47 pm
Supporting this School Psychologist  5/25/21  2:27 pm
SEL is fundamentally flawed Concerned Parent  5/25/21  1:55 pm
Not your job! Lisa  5/25/21  1:33 pm
SEL is the right direction Jessica/School Psychologist  5/25/21  1:10 pm
Do not support this version of SEL Anonymous (98712)  5/25/21  1:04 pm
Suggestion School Psychologist  5/25/21  12:54 pm
SEL helps children develop resiliency Amanda  5/25/21  12:39 pm
confused by use of word standard School Psychologist/Parent  5/25/21  12:20 pm
SEL is not new! VA School Psychologist  5/25/21  11:28 am
CRT is vital to label student groups, to teach them a moral ideology, emotions, and behaviors raise my children with your values, no thank you  5/25/21  9:45 am
SEL is crticial for our students Jessica Chesson, Teacher, UVA Graduate Student  5/25/21  9:22 am
SEL Standards need revision; great need to educate about what SEL is & what it is not Educator  5/25/21  9:19 am
contains negative subjective constructs and political ideology- not appropriate for public school school psychologist, Virginia- see comment  5/25/21  9:11 am
CRT Sel Grandparent  5/25/21  8:54 am
SEL development is essential to the whole child approach to learning K-8 School Counselor  5/25/21  8:54 am
No to SEL Anonymous (98697)  5/25/21  7:45 am
Horse manure Anonymous (98696)  5/25/21  7:00 am
Social Interaction Anonymous (98695)  5/25/21  6:21 am
100% pure garbage-No to CRT Active and Engaged Parent  5/24/21  10:50 pm
Please rework these standards! Concerned Teacher  5/24/21  9:59 pm
In Support of Social and Emotional Learning Jessica Adamson  5/24/21  9:45 pm
SEL is not the school’s place. Amy B  5/24/21  9:10 pm
No to CRT indoctrination and YES to academic rigor! Sarah Eddins  5/24/21  8:19 pm
Make edits or vote NO change. Anonymous (98686)  5/24/21  8:04 pm
Not SEL standards Concerned citizen  5/24/21  7:59 pm
SEL Standards Concerned Educator  5/24/21  6:45 pm
SELis a good concept, however current document overreaches and is inappropriate SEL standard as written is detrimental to children and the public schools  5/24/21  6:41 pm
No to SEL Current Format Anonymous (98682)  5/24/21  6:17 pm
It's what Virginia students need now Lawrence E. Sutton, Ed.D.  5/24/21  5:38 pm
SEL is not appropriate or wanted in public schools Parent/ Administrator Public School  5/24/21  5:34 pm
No good Anonymous (98678)  5/24/21  5:24 pm
SEL is essential. These standards are inappropriate Anonymous (98677)  5/24/21  5:21 pm
Respecting Families and their wishes/boundaries in respect to SEL Jill Whitescarver  5/24/21  5:21 pm
Well developed social skills are invaluable Lisa Thanadar  5/24/21  4:48 pm
SEL is essential School Psychologist  5/24/21  4:14 pm
No to SEL Anonymous (98673)  5/24/21  4:12 pm
Enough with the indoctrination Concerned parent  5/24/21  3:46 pm
Some Concerns Middle School Counselor  5/24/21  3:35 pm
so disappointing considering how much schools need. NO to SEL. Anonymous (98669)  5/24/21  3:31 pm
SEL ok in concept this standard is way off and a dangerous overstep of the school disappointed parent  5/24/21  3:13 pm
SEL will result in lawsuits against VDOE as it infringes on LGBTQ, Religious, and individual rights parent/ advocate  5/24/21  2:56 pm
OPPOSITION TO SEL IN ITS CURRENT FORM Anonymous (98666)  5/24/21  2:33 pm
SEL SOL's Suzi Sherman, Brain Lab Resource Teacher  5/24/21  2:31 pm
YES to SEL But... Alieka Reid, SCPS School Counselor  5/24/21  2:29 pm
SEL standards is a system for the school to tell your children what is fair, equitable, and just SEL is not role of the public school  5/24/21  2:28 pm
NO SEL Anonymous (98662)  5/24/21  2:25 pm
no, no, no Adam Soroka  5/24/21  2:23 pm
Pro SEL Anonymous (98660)  5/24/21  2:17 pm
Adamantly Opposed Anonymous (98659)  5/24/21  1:52 pm
SEL is good Steven Bishop, CCPS Parent  5/24/21  1:46 pm
You represent us! Majority says NO SEL/CRT Anonymous (98657)  5/24/21  1:42 pm
No SEL Teacher  5/24/21  1:30 pm
No to SEL Admin/ Educator  5/24/21  1:27 pm
Vehemently Opposed Anonymous (98654)  5/24/21  1:26 pm
Do Not Support SEL Marshall Baber  5/24/21  1:19 pm
YES to SEL and changing the lives of students Carmen García, UVA  5/24/21  1:05 pm
No SEL Anonymous (98651)  5/24/21  12:56 pm
SEL is Critical to Healthy Development Patricia Jennings  5/24/21  12:52 pm
We do not support SEL Public school parent  5/24/21  12:33 pm
Sad for the schools and our children Anonymous (98648)  5/24/21  11:55 am
NO SEL. one more initiative that will not be implemented with fidelity or student benefit sped education  5/24/21  11:43 am
pubic school mental health support SEL is not an appropriate approach  5/24/21  10:54 am
SEL IS THE KEY school psychology intern  5/24/21  10:32 am
SEL is a necessity A School Psychologist  5/24/21  9:34 am
SEL is not the way to support students of families/ read comment Public school parent/ Psychologist  5/23/21  9:34 am
Commies Run VDOE Concerned LCPS Parent  5/22/21  8:14 pm
Teachers do not need more on their plates. Anonymous (98641)  5/22/21  9:47 am
No one in school system is licensed to practice clinical or applied psychology required by SEL James C. Sherlock  5/22/21  7:40 am
Do not support FCPS parent  5/21/21  6:23 pm
Tax payers to fund division and hate Tax payer  5/21/21  5:21 pm
Fundamentally flawed approach Anonymous (98636)  5/21/21  5:18 pm
This is Critical Race Theory with another name Hack  5/21/21  4:45 pm
Good concept not a good standard or delivery Parent/ Educator  5/21/21  3:40 pm
Helpful benchmarks for an important aspect of development Megan  5/21/21  3:15 pm
kindness/ acceptance is already taught, evaluating kids on how they are told to feel is WRONG Anonymous (98631)  5/21/21  2:38 pm
SEL is NOT CRT... comments illustrate the need to teach our kids to be kind and accepting of others. A concerned school psychologist  5/21/21  12:20 pm
No good Anonymous (98628)  5/21/21  12:18 pm
Self Management Standard 1 Anonymous (98627)  5/21/21  11:29 am
prepare to out students LGBTQ and religious identification and discuss with the class Anonymous (98626)  5/21/21  10:14 am
No SEL Admin and parent  5/21/21  7:05 am
Schools not qualified for SEL Anonymous (98622)  5/20/21  11:21 pm
Job of Parents - Teachers Should Spend Time with Reading, Writing, Math & Science Parent  5/20/21  7:34 pm
Not the job of the school. Way off base. Parent  5/20/21  4:58 pm
better have an opt out, this is not appropriate for schools to force on students Anonymous (98619)  5/20/21  4:16 pm
emotional development and health is vital, SEL will not accomplish this and is detrimental school admin  5/20/21  3:53 pm
So Important for Our Children Parent and Educator  5/20/21  2:45 pm
terrible actually promoting division and bias please read comment Anonymous (98616)  5/20/21  2:29 pm
NO GOOD teacher  5/20/21  12:13 pm
never has homeschool or private school looked better concerned parent  5/20/21  9:11 am
Social Awareness Robert Mages, Virginia Beach City Public Schools  5/20/21  8:37 am
Foreign influence in SEL - Oak Foundation and Digital Promise Anonymous (98609)  5/20/21  7:54 am
No Anonymous (98608)  5/20/21  7:20 am
Virginia's version of China's Social Credit Score Anonymous due to Cancel Culture  5/19/21  9:16 pm
NO to Critical Race Theory Anonymous (98606)  5/19/21  9:07 pm
NO NO NO to SEL Anonymous (98605)  5/19/21  9:01 pm
I cannot see how the SEL competencies can have measurable standards applied to children. Dave  5/19/21  8:09 pm
Very sad for our youth Parent/ teacher  5/19/21  6:34 pm
Decision process allows students to decide that drugs are okay. Better off with Ten Commandments. Arthur Purves  5/19/21  5:51 pm
No to SEL Anonymous (98601)  5/19/21  5:43 pm
Venture capitalist backed Panorama Education - MTSS and Equity are profitable Anonymous (98600)  5/19/21  5:03 pm
NO to SEL Patrick Henry  5/19/21  4:20 pm
Strongly oppose SEL in public schools Anonymous (98598)  5/19/21  3:48 pm
no to SEL teacher  5/19/21  3:45 pm
SEL is not the way to support kids or schools Anonymous (98596)  5/19/21  3:36 pm
SEL standards Anonymous (98595)  5/19/21  3:28 pm
Concerned Parent Chilling speech concerns  5/19/21  3:26 pm
Strategies are not age appropriate Concerned Parent  5/19/21  2:59 pm
“SoA2: 3-4a, I can understand that people may face different barriers based on their identity and g Alice Ashley  5/19/21  2:54 pm
Opposed Anonymous (98591)  5/19/21  2:41 pm
Guidance document - absolutely not appropriate Anonymous (98590)  5/19/21  2:25 pm
terrible. NO to SEL Anonymous (98589)  5/19/21  2:10 pm
not the school's role. this is not appropriate. parent  5/19/21  1:53 pm
SEL is wildly inappropriate! Anonymous (98587)  5/19/21  1:29 pm
SEL is critically important L Hoffman  5/19/21  12:24 pm
Very useful Michele Hopkins  5/19/21  11:26 am
Religious values are no good for school, but ok to push CRT. Wrong. SEL is wrong. John  5/19/21  10:42 am
SEL Cheryl A Fails  5/19/21  9:17 am
How Do You Feel Today? The Invasion of SEL Software in K-12 Education Anonymous (98582)  5/19/21  7:16 am
Not appropriate for schools Anonymous (98580)  5/18/21  6:58 pm
Strong Future Leaders Anonymous (98579)  5/18/21  3:08 pm
pulling my kids from public school concerned parent  5/18/21  1:41 pm
Further division of society. No good. Anonymous (98577)  5/18/21  12:46 pm
No to SEL. This is racism. w explanation Anonymous (98576)  5/18/21  11:46 am
NO anonymous (98575)  5/18/21  11:43 am
SEL Donna  5/18/21  11:09 am
NO to SEL with explanation Kelly  5/18/21  9:03 am
teachers are not mental health professionals Anonymous (98572)  5/17/21  9:40 pm
Much needed - please include ability also Anonymous (98571)  5/17/21  4:38 pm
MTSS and Relentless tracking of children's thoughts and ideas to sell SEL Anonymous (98570)  5/16/21  9:54 pm
wake up Anonymous (98569)  5/16/21  9:42 pm
as a teacher i say NO to SEL Anonymous (98568)  5/16/21  9:22 pm
SEL is inappropriate Anonymous (98567)  5/16/21  8:58 pm
NO TO SEL Anonymous (98566)  5/16/21  8:50 pm
Explicit Inclusion of Disability within SEL instruction Amanda Campbell  5/16/21  4:10 pm
NO to CRT Anonymous (98563)  5/16/21  11:57 am
Teachers Cannot Do it All! Anonymous (98562)  5/16/21  9:22 am
Vote No to CRT! Anonymous (98561)  5/16/21  6:43 am
What happened to academics? Greg  5/15/21  9:54 pm
No! Withdrawing my kids! Anonymous (98559)  5/15/21  8:55 pm
Stop promoting hatred, racism, and division in our schools Anonymous (98558)  5/15/21  8:53 pm
Vote no to this indoctrination Anonymous (98556)  5/15/21  9:02 am
Hunter Gehlbach, Panorama Education and now Johns Hopkins University Anonymous (98555)  5/15/21  6:49 am
This is black box 101 Anonymous (98548)  5/14/21  3:29 pm
SEL-Yes. By teachers- No Anonymous (98545)  5/14/21  2:01 pm
Social/Emotional Standards Anonymous (98544)  5/14/21  1:34 pm
SEL N/A  5/14/21  12:30 pm
Too much CRT in this Anonymous (98540)  5/14/21  11:48 am
SEL is inappropriate Anonymous (98537)  5/14/21  5:53 am
NO. Emily Burke  5/13/21  9:47 pm
SEL standards Anonymous (98520)  5/13/21  2:39 pm
Go to school board mtg. Be seen be heard. Anonymous (98519)  5/13/21  2:39 pm
Yes! Anonymous (98517)  5/13/21  9:25 am
Much needed for student success post school Anonymous (98439)  5/12/21  1:39 pm
The standards look great! Parent  5/12/21  10:37 am
STOP TEACHING RACISIM Anonymous (98383)  5/11/21  9:15 pm
Overstepping Danielle  5/11/21  1:18 pm
Good Effort Misplaced KC  5/11/21  12:57 pm
Much Needed! Anonymous (98304)  5/11/21  12:33 pm
390 More comments on this subject at https://townhall.virginia.gov/L/Comments.cfm?stageid=9105 James C. Sherlock  5/11/21  11:00 am
How about using school to actually teach!! Anonymous (98281)  5/11/21  9:34 am
Horrible black boxed off parent!  5/11/21  8:08 am
Leave SEL to the experts. You are not Parent  5/10/21  6:37 pm
You don't know what SEL is Parent  5/10/21  6:32 pm
This is life ready Parent  5/10/21  6:29 pm
Comments being deleted Anonymous (98219)  5/10/21  6:09 pm
Wonderful research supported need addressed by SEL Standards Anonymous (98213)  5/10/21  5:34 pm
STOP!!!!! NO NAME  5/10/21  2:43 pm
Well done Anonymous (98168)  5/10/21  2:39 pm
Virginia Social Emotional Learning Standards anonymous (98133)  5/10/21  1:25 pm
Shut out of survey Anonymous (98044)  5/10/21  9:41 am
A few reasons to reject SEL hawked by VA DOE, corporate vendors, CASEL, and foreign dictatorships Anonymous (98030)  5/9/21  7:10 am
Social Emotional Learning Standards - VDOE Lynda Gruen  5/9/21  6:01 am
End state sponsored racism unless you want to..... Anonymous (98028)  5/9/21  4:20 am
NO NO NO Anonymous (98026)  5/8/21  8:40 pm
Religion or Cult of Social Emotional Learning Anonymous (98016)  5/7/21  10:57 pm
Virginia Can and Should do Better Anonymous (98015)  5/7/21  10:53 pm
End State Sponsored Racism End Critical Race Theory Emotional Social Learning Anonymous (98014)  5/7/21  10:51 pm
Judge by the Content of a Childs Character Not the Color of Their Skin Anonymous (98013)  5/7/21  10:50 pm
Stop the Abuse of Children Anonymous (98012)  5/7/21  10:49 pm
Thank you for including SEL Parent  5/7/21  9:32 pm
Not Appropriate and Causing Harm-What's actually going on Anonymous (98002)  5/7/21  6:55 pm
School Counselor Anonymous (97993)  5/7/21  2:12 pm
Curriculum Mike  5/7/21  1:32 pm
Hard work James  5/7/21  1:24 pm
SEL is important in education A school psychologist  5/7/21  11:51 am
Critical Racial Theory in public schools. Mary Schade  5/7/21  11:49 am
STOP deleting comments simply because they don’t support SEL!! Anonymous (97983)  5/7/21  11:16 am
HB753 Anonymous (97975)  5/7/21  8:31 am
Opposed Anonymous (97972)  5/6/21  9:53 pm
Thank you for making this a priority! Parent/Educator  5/6/21  6:56 pm
It takes a village . . . Mama/Educator  5/6/21  5:46 pm
Virginia is a leader Ellen Pritchard Dodge  5/6/21  2:57 pm
Stay out of parenting Anonymous (97962)  5/6/21  10:34 am
Forced group identification is not the Virginia way Howard Turner  5/6/21  8:54 am
Stick to math, science and English Anonymous (97958)  5/6/21  6:01 am
Politics > Critical Thinking Anonymous (97957)  5/6/21  12:10 am
Does not belong in schools Anonymous (97951)  5/5/21  9:00 pm
Put the shoe on the other foot. Anonymous (97950)  5/5/21  8:38 pm
Social and emotional training is not a schools job, it’s mine as a parent so stay in your lane. Anonymous (97946)  5/5/21  7:14 pm
Inappropriate for a school Anonymous (97944)  5/5/21  6:34 pm
We just don’t have time! Anonymous (97943)  5/5/21  6:25 pm
Eliminate these "experts" and focus on the Kid's Education - no politics Anonymous (97941)  5/5/21  6:19 pm
No! Anonymous (97940)  5/5/21  6:13 pm
Absolutely not! First Responder  5/5/21  6:09 pm
Overreach and Irony Anonymous (97938)  5/5/21  4:29 pm
Please Stop Annonymous  5/5/21  1:51 pm
Virginia Social Emotional Learning Standards Anonymous (97933)  5/5/21  1:03 pm
Revised curriculum Diana Schmidt  5/5/21  12:38 pm
SEL Begins at Home and Continues in School Katrina Dolak  5/5/21  11:33 am
STAY IN YOUR LANE! Candace Poling  5/5/21  9:59 am
Absolutely no. Retired Veteran  5/5/21  9:56 am
Very Opposed to the SEL standards SM  5/5/21  9:43 am
Great work! Katy Zeanah  5/5/21  9:26 am
Absolutely NOT!! Theresa Morehouse  5/4/21  8:48 pm
Strongly opposed to this indoctrination! Anonymous (97904)  5/4/21  6:47 pm
Well reasoned, important topic KG  5/4/21  5:36 pm
Saved Post that Was Deleted by Another Citizen (Shame on you for Deleting it) Anonymous (97894)  5/4/21  4:10 pm
Inappropriate Requirements for Graduation: Slavery to the Government Anonymous (97893)  5/4/21  4:07 pm
There Were 67 Comments and Now there are 23!!!! Virginia is Deleting Comments!!!!!! Anonymous (97892)  5/4/21  3:57 pm
Strongly oppose Social Emotional Learning policy recommendations Anonymous (97889)  5/4/21  3:08 pm
SEL and "Life Ready" indicators - Parents beware of the "movement" Anonymous (97884)  5/4/21  1:57 pm
THIS IS CHILD ABUSE! Anonymous (97881)  5/4/21  1:39 pm
Pure racism in VA Public Education Anonymous (97879)  5/4/21  12:32 pm
This needs to end. This is unjust and counter productive to developing minds. Anonymous (97870)  5/4/21  10:28 am
Strongly Opposed Anonymous (97863)  5/4/21  7:15 am
Strongly Opposed Anonymous (97862)  5/4/21  7:11 am
Quit with the Equity stuff. Parents need an opt out for indoctrination of our children. Heather Mitchell  5/3/21  11:02 pm
SEL STANDARDS - No!!! Anonymous (97854)  5/3/21  10:47 pm
NO to school overreach! Anonymous (97826)  5/3/21  5:16 pm
Nope nope nope Yael Levin  5/3/21  4:06 pm
Propaganda push Anonymous (97799)  5/2/21  9:42 pm
SEL - No Beth Allen  5/2/21  8:53 am
NO! I am the parent not you! Do not teach this to my children Anonymous (97784)  5/2/21  7:28 am
Does nothing to further jobs after graduation, nothing but political indoctrination Vic N  5/2/21  7:10 am
School system over reach: Take this out of the curriculum Anonymous (97781)  5/2/21  12:08 am
Leave character development to the parents Anonymous (97780)  5/1/21  6:03 pm
NO Anonymous (97779)  5/1/21  2:43 pm
Stop Anonymous (97778)  5/1/21  2:07 pm
SES Curriculum Nancy Przybyl Brown  4/30/21  11:35 am
WILL THIS IMPACT PASSING GRADES/GRADUATION? Anonymous (97765)  4/30/21  10:18 am
Social Emotional Learning Standards.....YES! T.G  4/29/21  10:19 am
GREAT Jamie Jackson  4/27/21  10:57 am
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