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  11:11 pm
Commenter: Joanna Kaylor

Book classification policy

I do not support restricting the types of books that are available in school libraries. School is a safe place for kids to learn, explore, ask questions, and find answers. My choice as a parent is to have a variety of genres, subjects, and ideas available for my kid to read and understand others and themselves. Removing certain books restricts my parental choice to have my kid read what interests them. I oppose 2.2-2827 that includes homosexuality as "sexual content". If this is passed, it only seems logical that heterosexual relationships also be considered "sexual content" and labeled as such. 

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