California's FAIR Education Act is being emulated in Illinois and Massachusetts.
LGBT activists, historians see possibility other states may look to California's texts as models despite controversy about describing sexual orientation of historical figures.
Following the longest public comment session in board history, board rejects two Houghton Mifflin Harcourt texts, agreeing with advisory commission.
Two K-8 texts by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt did not comply with state's History Social Science Framework, according to Instructional Quality Commission.
Hundreds of Muslim, Hindu Americans took offense at references to their religions.