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Father, we thank You for this amazing new policy! We pray that You would continue to protect parental rights in schools across the nation.

After a long struggle for parental rights in Loudoun County, this is a huge win! Let’s praise God for this answer to prayer!

From The Christian Post. The Loudoun County School Board in Virginia, which has faced parent protests in recent years that have garnered national headlines, will now require schools to notify parents when their children may be exposed to sexually explicit material.

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The Washington, D.C., suburban area school board adopted Policy 5055 Tuesday, requiring “parental notification of instructional materials with sexually explicit content.” The policy seeks to bring the school district into compliance with the Virginia Department of Education’s model policies relating to instructional materials with sexually explicit content enacted this year.

Policy 5055 states: “At least thirty days prior to the intended use of any instructional materials with sexually explicit content, schools shall provide notice to parents that (i) specifically identifies the instructional materials with sexually explicit content, (ii) informs parents of their right to review such instructional materials, and (iii) informs parents of their right to have their child use, in a non-punitive manner, alternative, instructional materials that do not include sexually explicit content.”

The policy identified course syllabi, email notices, newsletters and “learning management systems” as methods for informing parents of the impending use of sexually explicit material as part of the school curriculum.

The policy defines such content as “(i) any description of or (ii) any picture, photograph, drawing, motion picture film, digital image or similar visual representation depicting sexual bestiality, [or] a lewd exhibition of nudity,” “sexual excitement, sexual conduct or sadomasochistic abuse” and “coprophilia, urophilia, or fetishism.”

The policy authorizes the creation of a “current list of instructional materials with sexually explicit content intended to be used in classroom instruction, by grade and subject on the LCPS website.” Before creating the list, the school district will review materials to determine whether they contain content that could be regarded as sexually explicit.

As The Christian Post reported, Virginia lawmakers passed Senate Bill 656, signed into law by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin in April.

The law ordered the Virginia Department of Education to formulate model policies for school boards across the state to emulate regarding “parental notification of any instructional material that includes sexually explicit content” by July 31. It required individual school districts to adopt such policies by Jan. 1, 2023.

Concerned parents have descended on school board meetings in Virginia and the United States in recent years to oppose books and other materials in school libraries and curricula they believe include sexually explicit content.

One book, Gender Queer, has garnered particular outrage for its graphic depiction of a minor performing oral sex on an adult male.

In neighboring Fairfax County, Virginia, parent Stacy Langton addressed the school board to condemn the inclusion of Gender Queer and the book Lawn Boy at high school libraries in the largest school district in the state. While the school district shelved the books to conduct a review, it ultimately reinstated them last November.

Last year, Loudoun County School Board enacted a policy allowing trans-identified students to use bathrooms and locker rooms based on their gender identity instead of their biological sex. The policy also requires teachers to refer to trans-identified students by their preferred pronouns and names.

Policy 8040 was enacted despite parents’ concerns about a boy wearing a skirt having sexually assaulted a girl in a district high school bathroom.

At a heated school board meeting where the board was hearing comments on the proposed Policy 8040, the school district maintained that no such assaults had occurred in school bathrooms.

However, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office insisted that district leadership knew of the assault. A local news outlet obtained an email written by Superintendent Scott Ziegler informing school board members on the day of the assault that “a female student alleged that a male student assaulted her in the restroom” earlier that day.

The perpetrator of the spring 2021 sexual assault went on to commit an additional assault at another high school in the district, where he was transferred following the first assault. The second incident occurred after the approval of the bathroom policy.

Loudoun County Public Schools also made headlines in 2021 for suspending a Christian teacher who voiced concern about proposed policy 8040, specifically its requirement for teachers to address students by their preferred names and pronouns.

Leesburg Elementary School teacher Byron “Tanner” Cross stood before the school board to say that he could not in good conscience comply with the policy because of its direct contradiction with the tenets of his Christian faith. He was placed on leave shortly after that but reinstated as part of a court settlement.

Parental outrage over the inclusion of sexually explicit material, LGBT ideology and racial elements in school curricula has sparked national grassroots movements to elect school board candidates who will oppose such ideologies.

In Loudoun County, the Broad Run district elected Tiffany Polifko as its school board member last month.

Polifko’s campaign website highlighted her concerns about “the increase of political and ideological influence in [the] curriculum” and the promotion of “ideas, attitudes, and opinions that may be in direct conflict with parent values.”

Polifko’s victory comes a year after Youngkin won the Virginia gubernatorial race over his Democratic opponent, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Some pundits believe the debate over parental rights in education played a significant role in Youngkin’s victory after McAuliffe made national headlines for suggesting that he doesn’t “think parents should be telling schools what they should teach.”

Are you encouraged by this news? If so, share this article with your friends and family to encourage them!

(Used with permission. By Ryan Foley from The Christian Post. Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Roxanne Rice
December 7, 2022

Thank You, Lord, for this powerful step in the right direction. Give parents the perseverance to follow up when they are notified and remove their children from those classes.

Help us to keep faithfully working to completely eliminate these materials from all classrooms. Let a spirit of wholesomeness fill our schools, so our children can grow up free and joyful.

Darlene Estlow
December 5, 2022

Father, thank you for this victory. We stand in Jesus and proclaim more victories throughout the country. Protect our children and give parents back the control over their children. Bless each parent that they may be brave and put their chidren’s well being in front of their own schedules.

Cheryl L. Boykins
December 4, 2022

Thank You God for what You have done, and are doing…In Jesus Name satan is defeated…

Anne Marie Solomita
December 3, 2022

This is a wonderful victory for parents and ultimately for Jesus!!

December 3, 2022

It’s absolutely unbelievable that we have to confront this in our schools. May God continue to give us strength in prayer, action, and keep us from ever being desensitized in this fight for our children.

Priscilla Meyenburg
December 3, 2022

Father God we Thank you for opening hearts and eyes to see and fight back for safety of children. We thank you for parents who have taken parental control of their children’s lives as A parent should. Ephesians 6:1 – Children obey your parents in the Lord for this is right. God’s teachings Obey means to do as told! Honor means respect and love. If parents are in line with Gods teaching they must train up a child what is in line with Gods teachings. A Godly parent must teach a child I am your parent and If a teacher or person imposes anything on you as My child that is dirty lewd or talks a certain way you must respect me and let me know. A teacher ( parent) is just a teacher not a parent at school. Children and parents have a responsibility to each other. NO teacher has any right to go against a parents home values if they are godly values. God gives us tools to fight against the trick of Satan which is after our children , their innocence is vulnerable. Too many cartoons depicting Satan as a harmless red faced critter with horns is a deceptive tool being used against children and parents. Children have been taught for generations ( listen to your teacher) they are supposed to teach you. We have been duped by Satan in our schools. We as parents have innocently failed !UNTIL NOW !! The tool of removing prayer in school and reading Gods word was the start of deception to insert Satan and his lies in schools. We are engaged in a spiritual battle for our children lives. Thank God parents are awaking and standing for removals of literature that should not be shown, taught anywhere to children. The parents should have a voice in what is taught at school. Parents should become active in who are the principals, scrutinizing what teachers representing a certain school are teaching!! Math, English, Reading, Etc should be taught instead of teaching porn from their libraries. I am a parent, grandparent, great grandparent, since all of the destruction has started in the schools along with exposure of what is happening in schools ( I have talks with my great grandsons) respect your teacher but if they are allowing drag queen, literature that is not appropriate let your parents know. Paul speaks very loudly and clear that Satan has attacked the children and parents with lies and lies that sound truthful. We as parents must instill Gods armor on our homes, and children’s lives: The armor of God’s words, his love, his protection. Satan pushes to make us doubt God. BUT IF! We are leaving out the most important tool of teaching Gods words in our homes WE FAIL. Satan is not a red faced, horn being, it is a dark spirit you can feel and he does have power. We must fight back with Gods tools and take offensive action against Satan. Teach up a child the way He needs to be taught and he will not depart. Get your children Tool Boxes for Christmas, fill it with tools of Gods. Cd, Movies, books, scriptures, be involved with your Children. Jesus thank you for parents that are standing up to schools, school boards, give them supernatural words so that this Train will move from school to school, state to state to get God loving parents involved as well as just parents that do not know you, but they live clean lives. We will see more parents getting to know and believe in the name of Jesus. Thank you Jesus for your Great Love. The Armor if God is essential! 🧎‍♀️🧎‍♀️🧎‍♀️🧎‍♀️Parent’s have a right to know what is being taught or shown in school classrooms.

December 3, 2022

It makes me sick to my stomach that books like Gender Queer would be anywhere near children let alone in school libraries. Dear Lord Jesus, may we be righteously angry at this evilness and push back hard against it. Our children need protection!

Anonomous in NJ
December 3, 2022

I highly doubt that a school would approve graphic visuals, so where is the victory in that? Parents should be informed in advance of ALL of th non visual yet equally disturbing curriculum content. make it happen Lord not only in Virgina but in every school all across the USA according to our prayer and the prayers of righteously outraged and concerned parents everywhere. THANK YOU Father.

Mateo Schutte
December 3, 2022


drew bernard
December 3, 2022

ALIKWE (PTL) Praise be unto El Shaddai for His children who persevere in the battle to maintain Biblical morals na teaching na yes, common sense. El Shaddai promises victory for those who stand fast in His name.

Darlene DeAngelis
December 3, 2022

Father God we praise you we thank you for all you are making happen father God protect all parents that have a right to their children father God what the parents always remember to step out in faith and make their voice loud that these are our children this is our choice for our children nobody else will control them Father God give them the strength give them the boldness and the courage to speak up to whoever is trying to break down parents children in the family unit father God we know you love your children and you will protect them at any cost thank you Father God continue to move to change everything that is not of you and let your people rise up in Jesus name I pray

Donald Vader
December 3, 2022

Thank you Father for hearing our prayers and helping us to protect our children and the vulnerable thank you for this Victory father and we give you praise… Amen


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