california
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
Public Education
Teacher who criticized ‘Woke Kindergarten’ program put on leave by school district

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – An elementary school teacher who questioned a California school spending $250,000 on a teacher training program called “Woke Kindergarten” was placed on leave by Hayward… Read More

February 12, 2024
Courts
California sues nonprofits offering ‘abortion pill reversal’ treatment

(The Center Square) – Lawyers representing organizations delivering “abortion pill reversal” treatments requested that the courts throw out a lawsuit by California Attorney General Rob Bonta that alleges the treatment’s… Read More

February 9, 2024
Courts
California settles education case with $2 billion for K-12 learning recovery

(The Center Square) – California settled a case alleging abysmal performance of the state’s public K-12 schools is a violation of state constitutional rights to an education by agreeing to… Read More

February 7, 2024
Public Education
Student grades get even worse after California school drops $250,000 on ‘woke kindergarten’ program

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – An elementary school in California paid an organization called “Woke Kindergarten” $250,000 to train teachers to confront “white supremacy” and “racism” in the classroom, according… Read More

February 5, 2024
Public Education
‘Absolutely devastated’: California parents angry over school district response to overcrowding

California parents are protesting their local school district after overcrowding led to discussions of relocating students. The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has lost… Read More

February 2, 2024
Public Education
‘Students were finding needles on their lunch tables’: California city council approves plan to ban homeless camps within 150 feet of schools 

A California city council is taking action to ban homeless encampments near schools after students and staff reported feeling unsafe. The San Jose City Council voted… Read More

February 2, 2024
Courts
Lawsuit filed against California school district that hosted racially segregated ‘playdate’

A California school district is being sued for refusing to disclose information about a racially segregated social event it hosted. Judicial Watch, a government watchdog and educational foundation, recently filed… Read More

February 1, 2024
Courts
Blue state officials agree to pay thousands after barring church from preschool lunch program for beliefs on gender

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – California state officials agreed to settle with the Church of Compassion and Dayspring Christian Learning Center Tuesday for nearly $200,000 after trying to exclude the… Read More

January 18, 2024
Culture
California community college launches program only for ‘students of color’

(The Center Square) – A new California community college pre-faculty training program is marketed as only available to non-white graduate students, leading to calls of discrimination. In a program hosted… Read More

January 17, 2024
Legislation
‘Back to the pony express’: California superintendents criticize expensive electric school bus mandate

Some California public schools are pushing back against a new law mandating all school buses be electric by 2035. In October, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill… Read More

January 16, 2024
Public Education
Watchdog claims California university department’s anti-Israel activism likely violated school policy, state laws

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) faculty may have violated school policies and state law after engaging in multiple anti-Israel events and protests over the… Read More

January 12, 2024
Courts
Judge orders California school district to reinstate teachers who refused to lie parents under trans policy

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – A federal judge ruled Wednesday that two California teachers who were placed on administrative leave for refusing to hide students’ gender transitions from parents should… Read More

January 12, 2024
Culture
California illegal immigrants eligible for taxpayer-funded gender reassignment

(The Center Square) – California’s expansion of taxpayer-funded healthcare eligibility to nearly all illegal immigrants also includes access to gender reassignment surgery. While California already did offer taxpayer-funded healthcare to… Read More

January 9, 2024
Legislation
California law requiring gender-neutral toy aisles goes into effect Jan. 1

(The Center Square) – California’s law requiring stores to include gender-neutral toy aisles goes into effect Jan. 1, with noncompliant stores to be fined $250 for their first violation and… Read More

December 28, 2023