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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing Local School Boards and School Divisions [8 VAC 20 ‑ 720]
Action Amendments Regarding Use of Controversial or Sensitive Instructional Materials
Comment Period Ends 1/15/2014
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1/13/14  5:59 pm
Commenter: Tara Moyle, Montclair State University

Reject the Proposed Amendment

Please leave the decision up to the individual school, department, and classroom. As I learned when I taught at the secondary level in Virginia, the needs and capacities differ widely in the classroom and cannot be broadly determined. Further, parents are currently able to opt their children out of reading any material they find objectionable. Please do not burden teachers and administration when schools are already taxed and overwhelmed. 

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