Federal education officials on Friday approved California’s plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring.
California is the first state to pass a law allowing such choices by transgender K-12 students.
California lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday that would require public K-12 schools to let transgender students choose which restrooms they use and which school teams they join based on their gender identity.
Gov. Brown signed a state spending plan for the coming fiscal year that makes budget-busting deficits a distant memory, funnels billions of additional dollars to K-12 schools and begins restoring social service programs that were cut during the recession.