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Ricardo Lara

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State Senator In San Francisco To Push Bill To Dump ‘English-Only’ Law For Public Schools

A Southern California lawmaker visited a San Francisco elementary school Wednesday to press his initiative to overturn a law requiring all California public school classes to be taught in English.

04/16/2014

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State Senator Pushing To End English-Only Instruction In California Schools

A state senator on Thursday proposed repealing Proposition 227, the 16-year-old law that banned most bilingual education in public schools.

02/24/2014

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

California Bill Would Remove Tax Break For Boy Scouts Over Gay Exclusions

A state lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow California to strip the tax exempt status from youth groups, including the Boy Scouts of America, if they have policies that exclude gay members.

02/20/2013