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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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8/2/22  4:43 pm
Commenter: Leslie A Wilson


I oppose this bill. As a parent of a school aged child in Virginia, I support educators and their knowledge and understanding to teach challenging material in ways that encourage insightful and thoughtful responses. This is a solution looking for a problem, and the language is too nonspecific which could easily be used to censor important educational material. The classroom should be a place to learn, explore new ideas, and expand children's minds, not live in fear of discussing some subject deemed taboo by a reactionary minority in our electorate.

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