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Jewish Experience Will Be in Ethnic Studies, Thurmond Says

After feeling the heat in a scathing letter from Jewish lawmakers, California's top elected education official says he hears them. At a news conference Wednesday (Aug. 14), state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond vowed to include the Jewish experience in the state's proposed curriculum on ethnic studies. “Revisions to the...

As Lines Grow, State Legislators Kill DMV Audit

Despite calls to hold the DMV accountable for hours-long wait times, a California legislative committee declined to approve an audit of the agency at Wednesday (Aug. 8) hearing. Although none of the 13 assembly members and senators on the Joint Committee on Legislative Audit voted no, not enough voted yes...