CA Schools Struggle to Teach Gay Issues

    SILVER SPRING, MD - JANUARY 7:  Fifth graders Sean Sloter, left, and Esli Alvarado-Montesino wait for Maryland Sen. Jamie Raskin (D) to take his turn while playing chess against ten fifth graders at Broad Acres Elementary School on January 7, 2010 in Silver Spring, Md. Sen. Raskin competes in chess tournaments weekly against students at Broad Acres hoping to start a chess movement within school-aged children. He and school counselor Fernando Moreno started "All The Right Moves" which is a program aimed at getting kids interested in the game of Chess.

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    Teachers in California are flummoxed about how to live up to a new law requiring California public schools to teach all students—even kindergartners —about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in history classes. "I'm not sure how we plug it into the curriculum at the grade-school level, if at all," said Paul Boneberg, executive director at the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. They'll have to figure it out by January, when the law, the first of its kind in the nation, kicks in.

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