Another effort to halt implementation of SB 48, California’s Fair Accurate Inclusive And Respectful (FAIR) Education Act, has failed to garner enough support to get on the ballot in 2014.
The Pacific Justice Institute’s Kevin Snider said supporters of the Children Learning Accurate Social Science (CLASS) Act—a move against the mandate introducing the contributions of LGBT people into the curriculum—gathered only about 446,000 of the 504,760 signatures needed.
“This campaign was a struggle to protect the children of our State,” Snider said in a statement. “While the failure to gather the necessary signatures may be a disappointment, giving up on the most vulnerable members of our society would be unforgivable.” (Somewhere in Springfield, Mrs. Lovejoy is shrieking, “Won’t somebody think of the children?!?”
The FAIR Education Act was signed into law in October and took effect in January of this year, though most California school districts have yet to incorporate it into their lesson plans.
Hmm, maybe instead of teach about gays in history class, teachers could add a lesson about the referendum process and how it’s abused by small-minded nincompoops?