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Clock Ticking on Christian Residential Schools

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Faith-based, private, residential schools are under eminent threat unless Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes Senate Bill (SB) 524 by this Friday. The bill, authored by state Sen. Richard Lara (D-Long Beach), would transfer oversight of all Christian residential schools from the Department of Education to the Department of Social Services, a move that would force the programs to comply with state-mandated “cultural competency and sensitivity” training as it relates to care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Read More