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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7/29/22  4:38 pm
Commenter: Carolyn Smith

Strongly Support SB656 and Parent's Rights !!!

I Strongly support SB656 for parent's rights to educate , instruct and discuss sexual matters with their own children ! The Board of Education , School Administration and teachers should NOT over step their authority and should NOT be a surrogate parent to children , especially with regard to educating , instructing or discussing sexual materials with children . The said mentioned categories  should not be presenting or allowing sexually explicit materials to be provided to children without the parents being effectively notified of such activity and given the choice to appropriately opt out . In favor of parental rights , I am recommending  to leave sexually explicit materials and sexual  education and discussions OUT of the schools and at home with the parents where they belong .

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