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Removes statutory language prohibiting teaching or school activity that “promotes a discriminatory bias” against persons based on specified characteristics. Inserts new language prohibiting teaching or school activity that “reflects adversely upon” persons based on certain characteristics, including race, sex, color, creed, disability, national origin, religion or ancestry. New language excludes sexual orientation, gender identity or behavior, or association with persons with specified characteristics. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: This measure would have no direct fiscal effect on state or local government. (Initiative 08-0008.)
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EDUCATION. MODIFIED DEFINITION OF DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. STATUTE California Initiative 1339 (2008).