Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Guidance Document Change: The guidance document "Model Policies Concerning Instructional Materials with Sexually Explicit Content" was developed in conjunction with stakeholders in order to comply with SB656 (2022).
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7/18/22  7:36 pm
Commenter: Stephen D'Alessio

Concerned about this law

I am very concerned about the content of this bill. I am afraid that it will make it more difficult for the work of people of color, the LGTB community, and other marginalized voices to be heard. I am also concerned that this will lead to librarians and other school officials having to overcorrect for what parents may see as "sexually explicit" content. This bill is a threat to free speech and inclusion and should not have been passed.

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