california
Legislation
California’s ‘anti-literacy’ teachers’ union opposes science of reading bill, critics say

The largest teachers’ union in California opposes reading reforms because it wants the bar to remain low, some education policy experts say. The California Teachers Association (CTA) is openly opposing… Read More

April 11, 2024
Homeschools
California officials revoke medical licenses of two homeschool graduates

When the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) decided to revoke the licenses of two medical workers based on their homeschool background, the homeschooling community pushed back. “Homeschool graduates have… Read More

April 9, 2024
Legislation
California’s fast-food minimum wage hike could spell trouble for public schools

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Two policies backed by Democratic California Governor Gavin Newsom could place serious strain on California’s already fiscally unhealthy public schools. California’s new minimum wage law,… Read More

April 5, 2024
Public Education
Complaint alleges UC Berkeley community farm bans whites

A California university is being accused of racism after allegedly banning white residents from a community farm co-owned by the university. The University of California at Berkley is under investigation… Read More

April 5, 2024
Public Education
‘The teacher Fox News warns you about’: Parents demand end to covert LGBT club in California elementary school

California parents were furious when they discovered their elementary school was secretly hosting a pro-LGBT club – and hiding it from parents. The parents, represented by the National Center for… Read More

April 1, 2024
Public Education
California DEI-math guru behind lower standards faces yet another ‘misconduct’ complaint

A university professor, who has led the charge for DEI-inspired lowering of math standards, has been accused of research misconduct in a complaint. It’s the latest in a series of… Read More

April 1, 2024
Legislation
California proposes prioritizing gender-affirming care in medical licensing

(The Center Square) – California is proposing that medical license applicants who wish to practice gender-affirming care be moved to the top of the licensing queue.  Under existing law, individuals… Read More

March 19, 2024
Public Education
‘Teaching 10-year-olds about lubrication?’ Parental rights group uncovers indecent sex education curriculum 

A parental rights group uncovered what it says is a California school district’s age-inappropriate and ideology-laden sex education curriculum.  Parents Defending Education (PDE), a national grassroots group,… Read More

March 15, 2024
Culture
California study finds suicide risk doubles after male-to-female surgeries

(The Center Square) – A study using California government data found suicide rates double after surgery for transgender females who receive male-to-female gender change surgeries. This study follows a 2020 analysis… Read More

March 15, 2024
Culture
California ranks worst for employment-related religious discrimination charges

(The Center Square) – California ranked first in the number of religious discrimination charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, with 1,550 charges filed in 2022, according to Eldessouky… Read More

March 14, 2024
Public Education
California school district pays social justice group millions to train high school students as political activists

A group of social justice activists in California received nearly $2 million in taxpayer funds to train public school students and teachers in “equity” leadership and activism. At least 78… Read More

March 12, 2024
Public Education
Federal complaint filed against California school district over antisemitism

A California school district is facing a civil rights complaint alleging it continuously ignored reports of “severe and persistent” bullying of Jewish students. “The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human… Read More

March 11, 2024
Public Education
San Francisco Unified latest public school district to face closures over falling enrollment

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) is set to close some of its schools due to declining enrollment leading to large budget deficits, reported local CBS… Read More

March 6, 2024
Courts
California school can keep gender notification policy, critical race theory ban

(The Center Square) – Temecula Valley Unified School District can keep its ban on critical race theory and its policy requiring parents to be notified if a child wishes to… Read More

February 27, 2024
Courts
Teachers sue Gavin Newsom over policy forcing them to lie about student’s transgender status to parents

(The Daily Signal) – Two teachers have added the governor and attorney general of California to a lawsuit. The suit claims that state policies have forced educators to lie to parents… Read More

February 19, 2024
Culture
California university lecturer says ‘whites are psychopaths,’ sparking outrage

(The Center Square) – A speaker at the University of California San Francisco said “whites are psychopaths” and “​​it (is) written in the law you can rape black women,” sparking… Read More

February 19, 2024
Public Education
LAUSD adopts policy to restrict charter schools on 350 campuses

(The Center Square) – The Los Angeles Unified School District voted to adopt a policy restricting public charter schools from operating on public school campuses with the largest portion of underachieving… Read More

February 19, 2024
Courts
Parents sue California for ‘misleading’ title on transgender ballot initiative

(The Center Square) – A parents’ rights group is suing California’s attorney general over what they claim is a politically-charged labeling of their ballot initiative.  Parent activist group Protect Kids… Read More

February 15, 2024
Public Education
California school cancels contract with ‘Woke Kindergarten’ after backlash

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A school in California will no longer be using the services of a program called “Woke Kindergarten” following national backlash, a spokesperson for Hayward Unified… Read More

February 14, 2024
Public Education
University of California system spending big on inclusive bathrooms, but ‘non-binary/trans’ students account for just 1.9% of students

Updated enrollment numbers from the University of California (UC) show self-identified non-binary and transgender students account for 1.9% of the student population system wide. Most of… Read More

February 13, 2024