Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Education
 
Board
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).
Previous Comment     Next Comment     Back to List of Comments
7/29/22  6:28 pm
Commenter: David Springstead, Sr.

Opposition
 

As a person who interacts with high school students daily I am opposed to this act. In addition to my regular position with my school I’m also the theatre/Thespian advisor. This will negatively impact the productions I will be able to present. Theatre is a reflection of real life, and to forbid young adults from the opportunity to delve into life situations they’ll be dealing with daily after leaving a scholastic environment will handicap them. Allow the professionals in education to make the correct decisions regarding more mature materials.

CommentID: 124180