Teachers in Anaheim High Schools Say the Time for Ethnic Studies is Now!
The movement to have ethnic studies classes offered at California high schools is advancing all over the state. In April, Bassett Unified School District in La Puente became the latest to follow in Los Angeles' historic footsteps by passing a resolution making the class not an elective, but a graduation requirement. A petition to do the same in San Diego is circulating online. In Orange County, Santa Ana Unified will offer a district-wide optional ethnic studies course starting next fall. But what about Anaheim, alma mater district to our Mexican-in-Chief and yours truly? A pilot course at Loara High School is being readied for next fall!
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