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  5:48 pm
Commenter: Anon


Parents should be able to opt their children out of lessons or materials they find concerning. However, they don’t have the right to censor these for other parents and students. The wording of “sexually explicit material” is very vague in its wording and it would lead to censorship of a vast number of materials that are appropriate in education. Censorship is detrimental to the development of student thought.

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