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  11:14 pm
Commenter: Trisha Heyer

VA Dept of Ed's Sexually Explicit Model Policies

As an ES librarian and the parent of a public school student I strongly oppose the VA Dept of Ed's Sexually Explicit Model Policies. Schools need to be inclusive & safe places where all students are seen and heard.  Inaccurately labeling  books and content as sexually explicit because someone disagrees with it is harmful and dishonest. Schools need to be a place of facts and science and not a place where  certain religious beliefs are put upon all students. 

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