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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1/12/14  2:59 pm
Commenter: Cynthia Hellman, parent

in definite support of creating regulations

I am writing to express my strong support for creating regulations to address the parental notification and use of sensitive, sexually-explicit material in the classroom. There is so much noble, beautiful, intellgient, inspiring literature that we can share with our children....teachers have no reason to work on anything else. I htink that a teacher should be able to justify to the parents why any particular controversial or explicit material has important enough merit to be taught instead of something esle. If they can not, it should not be taught.

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