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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1/15/14  4:31 pm
Commenter: Teacher, LCPS

REJECT this amendment - allow teachers to do their job!

The wording in this amendment is too vague to be enacted successfully and meaningfully. This should be handled at the county or district level, not the state level.  And - parents need to trust teachers to do their job and make appropriate selections in reading materials based on curriuclum and classes.  Students encounter far more "sensitive" issues and topics in the halls, on TV, in movies/video games, etc where they are often not coddled through the processing of this material.  Let us do what we were hired to do! 

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