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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8/3/22  6:32 am
Commenter: John Schrock

Strongly support

The idea that public schools would introduce sexually explicit material without parental knowledge for the purpose of normalizing practices (up to and including pederasty) that violate the sincerely held sexual morals that parents are fully within their rights to teach their children is the definition of sexual grooming.

The “censorship” canard is just that. Curriculum decisions by their very nature exclude vast swaths of content that could be included. The idea that this somehow constitutes “censorship” when the content in question is sexually explicit is preposterous. Must our kids be subject to explicit content depicting necrophilia? Orgies? Bestiality? Because excluding such things is “censorship?” Nonsense.

Lines must be drawn and content excluded. This requires judgement and moral perspicacity.

Fairfax County Public Schools, setting a de facto model it hopes others will follow, has shown itself to be devoid of either.

The trust is gone. Thus the need for the model policies described here.

If they are defeated and things continue as they have been, expect the groundswell of public support for school choice to intensify. We are not backing down.

Parents have a right to know everything that is being taught to their kids in the taxpayer-funded schools. Zero exceptions.

I fully support the adoption of this measure.

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