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  10:25 pm
Commenter: Ken M.

Be responsible approve the amendment

The Nation of the United States of America, and each of the states that make it up are the responsibility of the citizens, who pay the taxes to carry out its administration.  Education delivered by the state is taxpayer supported.  Therefore, NO state/national educational institution aught have the unchecked, wanton, reckless, apathetic, and/or dictatorial, authority to disregard notification of ALL parents of materials, methods, practices, resources, and/or policies being utilized and/or employed to educate THE PARENT's child or children. 

The notion that "censorship" is at stake, is an over used political scare tactic mobilized by individuals when their social engineering/enculturation agendas' are brought into question.  For one group to claim (and this is what has happened)  that another's viewpoint is not valid, irrelevant, or non-debatable is a vicious discrimination against ALL citizens, and the 1st amendment.  To claim that a parent does not have the right to use responsible discretion when placing their child in the temporary custody of a state/federally operated educational institution is simply a fallacy.  No responsible parent would agree to being told that they do not need to know or filter out what is being tought or enacted upon to their child. 

Those "adults," or "individuals" that hold a position claiming or suggesting, that a parent does not have the right and/or responsibility to discern the content and/or activities the state/federal educational institutions engages their child in while having custody, is supect of agency to unconstitutional and un American political dogma that attempts to quietly strip citizens of the United States of America of their natural, religious, AND constitutional rights. 


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