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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1/3/14  10:47 am
Commenter: Leyla Myers

Parents must decide

What is sensitive material? Bringing a toy gun to school is too sensitive?  But reading and discussing incest and rape is not?  A full-blown abusive sexual story is not too sensitive for a minor? The kids will be tested on their knowledge of this kind of material? I demand a reasonable advance notice to parents and students of the intended use of controversial materials as well as provisions for alternative materials upon request.

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