Model Policies Concerning Instructional Materials with Sexually Explicit Content shall be subject to penalty pursuant to Virginia Codes § 18.2-372. "Obscene" defined;
(1) Any obscene book;
(2) Any obscene leaflet, pamphlet, magazine, booklet, picture, painting, bumper sticker, drawing, photograph, film, negative, slide, motion picture, videotape recording;
(3) Any obscene figure, object, article, instrument, novelty device, or recording or transcription used or intended to be used in disseminating any obscene song, ballad, words, or sounds; or
(4) Any obscene writing, picture or similar visual representation, or sound recording, stored in an electronic or other medium retrievable in a perceivable form.
Parents have the right to be present, monitor, and reject the purchase of sexually explicit materials, which under Virginia Code 18.2-373, is defined as obscene materials.
Such Sexually Explicit/Obscene materials shall be locked in a safe and upon request of the parent shall be given to the parent to distribute to their child. Any school personnel who distribute such sexually Explicit/obscene material to a child with/without parental permission shall be subject to penalty pursuant to Virginia Code § 18.2-374. Production, publication, sale, possession, etc., of obscene items.
Virginia Code supersedes federal/state School Board/ Virginia Department of Election policy.