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  12:31 pm
Commenter: Pia Kirwan

Support the regulation amendments to require advance, opt-out and identification of materials

At the very least, this forum has made me aware to open the discussion up with my child and for myself to take a closer look at the content of the books coming up on the list for the rest of the year. How hard can it be to give a rating on the content of the books selected when the teachers hand out their planned curriculum at the beginning of the year. I might of been talking to my child earlier than January! A rating system or notification beside the book list would at least give the parent a heads up about the content. Parents should be the judge on how their child can handle some subjects. 

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