As our country tries to cope with the latest series of deadly hate crimes and racism, the California state board of education has approved the nation’s first statewide ethnic studies curriculum for high school students. NBC 7’s Amber Frias gives us details.
Ending a years-long divisive debate over ethnic studies, the California Board of Education on Thursday approved a model curriculum to teach students about the struggles and contributions of Asian, Black, Latino, and Native Americans. “Marginalized people have not been included in U.S. History, U.S. literature, and U.S. STEM curriculum in equitable and meaningful ways in a very long time,”...