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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7/16/22  7:52 pm
Commenter: Deanna C.

Leave instructional materials alone
My name is Deanna C. and I live in Fairfax County, Virginia. My child graduated from high school this year.
I have serious concerns about the VDOE’s model policies concerning instructional materials with “sexually explicit content,” a broadly vague term.
Fairfax County schools have been very successful in graduating accomplished learners and preparing children and young adults for success. Certain right wing groups have poured money into hyping up the numbers of "concerned parents" on this issue. In reality it is a small minority. As a regular taxpayer and parent in the county, I have no problem with the policies of the schools and the judgement of librarians. 
Leave education to trained educators and stay out of this. 
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