14 Jul '11, 8pm

Gov Brown signs FAIR Education Act | Care2 Causes

Gov Brown signs FAIR Education Act | Care2 Causes

California’s Governor Jerry Brown has made history Thursday by signing legislation that, for the first time in the United States, mandates that LGBT contributions to society must be included in the state’s history and social studies lessons. The Fair, Accurate, Inclusive and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act was authored by Senator Mark Leno and is designed to address the current exclusion of LGBT history from school textbooks. The FAIR Education Act amends California’s Education Code to include instruction on the contributions of LGBTs and also prohibits discriminatory instruction or discriminatory materials from being used by the State Board of Education. The legislation was approved by the California Senate in a 23-14 vote on April 14 and then by the California Assembly in a 49-25 vote on July 6. The National Center for Lesbian Rights, which aided the drafting of the bill...

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