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California will be the first state to use LGBT-inclusive history textbooks in schools

 (Giana Leone / San Diego Union-Tribune)
(Giana Leone / San Diego Union-Tribune)

California has become the first state to approve LGBT-inclusive history textbooks for use in primary schools, the Advocate reports.

The California State Board of Education on Thursday approved 10 textbooks for kindergarten through eighth-grade students that include coverage of the historical contributions of LGBT people, and rejected two that failed to include such coverage.

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