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...about college and career coaching, LGBT history, education and libraries

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California adopts #LGBT inclusive history textbooks. List of articles.robdarrow

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:40:15 +0000

Here is a list of the various perspectives written about the approval after the California State Board of Education approved LGBT history inclusive textbooks on Nov. 9, 2017. NBC News (Nov. 22, 2017) “Was Walt Whitman ‘Gay’? New Textbook Rules Spark LGBTQ History Debate”. Daily Californian (Nov. 16, 2017) “California Becomes 1st State to […](image)

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Teaching #LGBTHistory in Ca #FairEducationActlgbt-historyrobdarrowlgbt-history

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 22:56:01 +0000

In 2011, the FAIR (Fair, Accurate, Inclusive and Respectful) Education Act  was passed in California. It simply stated: When adopting instructional materials for use in the schools, governing boards shall include only instructional materials which, in their determination, accurately portray the cultural and racial diversity of our society, including: (a) The contributions of both men and […](image)

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Is #LGBT History Important?robdarrowHistoryisQueerSign

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:00:33 +0000

In a word, yes.  LGBT Americans have a history in the same way people of other social movements are important. Early in America, one of the first big social movements was the fight for independence – and although not all early colonists agreed on the direction – America eventually gained its independence from England. The […](image)

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Five Ways that Running the Santa Cruz #WharftoWharf is like Applying to College. #collegeadmissions #reachhigherrobdarrowwharttowharf1988.dadblairandychristywharftowharf1997RobBritwharftowharf2015RobBritcristinaAndy

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:51:41 +0000

The annual Wharf-to-Wharf Run takes place in Santa Cruz, Ca on the fourth Sunday in July and this week is no exception. This is the 44th year the race has taken place. I’m proud to say that members of my family have been part of the run for about 20 of those years. It has […](image)

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What do you want to be when you grow up? #collegeadmissionsrobdarrowfamilygroup2chartcollegeearning

Sun, 10 Jul 2016 00:50:56 +0000

What do you want to be when you grow up? This is the question many adults ask young people of all ages. Simply asking this question and related questions like it help student to start thinking about and planning for college and the future. In my family, this question was asked by my parents, my […](image)

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