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 Ended on 1/15/2014
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1/14/14  1:30 pm
Commenter: Dustin Mathis, Tallwood


The amendment should not be passed as it shelters preventing the ability for students to learn about the real world and how it works and how events occur. Instead if the amendment is passed more children will be absent from class due to the material that they are learning in class is offensive to the parents reducing their time in classes. At least one student will be absent from every class as one thing offends at least person in one way or another.  There is no one way to prevent books from offending people.

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