California’s secretary of state on Tuesday cleared a group to begin collecting signatures for a ballot referendum to overturn a first-in-the-nation law requiring public schools to teach the contributions of gays and lesbians in social studies lessons.
Governor Jerry Brown has signed a landmark bill adding lessons about gay history to social studies classes in California’s public schools.
A bill that would require California’s public schools to include the history of gay rights in their curricula won final legislative approval on Tuesday.
California lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would make the state the first requiring public schools to include the contributions of gays and lesbians in their social studies curriculum.
These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]
Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]
Father’s Day, the holiday set aside to celebrate dad, has been an institution for 101 years. But what is the evolution of Father’s Day? How did it become the holiday it is today? One Father’s Day historian offers his unique perspective on the third Sunday in June and after you read this, you too will be a Father’s Day expert.
People around the world are celebrating 420 Day, a term synonymous with smoking marijuana. There are many myths behind the origins of 420, what’s the true story?
Class requirements are shifting at San Francisco’s highest performing school, Lowell High. The idea, district officials say, is to better prepare students for a high school curriculum that will ensure success getting into a good college.
Utility crews digging out an area near San Francisco’s Candlestick Park have unearthed two 1880s-era schooners that had once been used to ferry goods throughout the Bay Area, long before bridges and highways existed here.