LGBTQ History Comes out of the Shadows, into K-12 Classrooms

Five years after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the FAIR Education Act, California’s public schools are now rolling LGBTQ history into the coursework.

California’s Student Testing the Next Battleground

I have been so preoccupied with writing columns on the local war between charter and traditional public schools that I have unwittingly neglected another contentious public battle. The standards for testing in California’s public schools are changing, and the looming fight could be as partisan and ugly as the roll out of the Affordable Care Act.