The state legislature adjourned this morning without taking action on bills that would have compensated students upset by sharing facilities with trans people.
Opponents contend this could be the death knell for the bill, which would restrict transgender students' restroom use.
California's new sex education bill is inclusive of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students.
A new law allows faith-based student groups to require all members to strictly adhere to religious tenets, even if doing so violates the school's nondiscrimination policies.
A legislative committee voted today to send the bill to a summer study session, killing it for this year.
The violent hazing of a freshman at Conestoga High School has caused an administrative shake-up.
The measure would allow student groups to receive public funds while engaging in discrimination, so long as it's rooted in "sincerely held religious beliefs."