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What are the Rights of Transgender Students in California?
Effective January 1, 2014, transgender students in kindergarten through the 12th grade must be accommodated. The new law prohibits public schools from discriminating on the basis of gender, gender identity and/or gender expression. This means public school students must be allowed to play on sports teams, participate in extracurricular activities and choose which bathrooms and … Read More
STATE REPORT ON TRUANCY ‘CRISIS’
There is no doubt student truancy in the public schools in California has reached an epidemic level. As a former prosecutor serving as a Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice, I saw first hand the criminal history of countless individuals as part of my caseload. In the past three decades I have … Read More