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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12/19/13  12:11 pm

Vote Yes for this amendment

This gives parents and their children choice. I wish we could trust teachers and administrators to always make appropriate choices in curriculum, but that is just not the case.  Perhaps if the parents felt like they had more control over the educational materials being presented to their children, there would be fewer parents pulling their children out to home school them.  This amendment is not going to lead to the banning of classical literature.  In fact, I hope it will lead to classical literature being brought back as an alternative to some of the more current controversial literature students have to read today.  Parents should have the choice.  It will lead to a better education for all students. 

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