Wednesday, 23 November 2011 00:03

A Second Effort Launches To Repeal California Education Act

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After their first effort to ban the Education Act allowing a teaching of the gay history in the schools of California because they did not have enough signatures, opponents to this act launches a second effort.

This effort wants to repeal the law which will go into effect on January 1 but they think this time-here that they will succeed in having more than 500,000 signatures to get the issue on the November 2012 ballot.

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"Regardless of these political maneuvers, we are already working with students, administrators, teachers and parents to ensure that California schools are prepared to follow the FAIR Education Act on January 1 and present a full, fair and accurate picture of history," Laura Valdez, interim executive director of Gay-Straight Alliance Network, said in a statement.

"Without honest and inclusive classrooms, we cannot expect schools to provide the safe learning environment that all students deserve."

I would like to know who fix the number of signatures which are necessary? Why a few months ago, they need 750.000 signatures and now this is 500.000?

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