One year after he vetoed legislation, Gov. Newsom signs bill, also releasing $50 million for districts to create ethnic studies curricula.
10 civics education leaders criticize “extreme” views of history and ethnic studies, urge learning based on independent, critical thinking.
Orange County Superintendent Al Mijares and the county board say they aren't competing, but viewpoints at two upcoming forums will differ.
Disagreements over ethnic studies now shift to districts; guided by new state guidelines, they must decide how a course will be taught.
The state model curriculum will provide guidelines, but districts will face the hard decisions on what and how to teach ethnic studies.