Tuesday, August 13, 2019

California State Board of Education admits the draft ethnic studies curriculum needs "substantial revision"

In the wake of widespread criticism, the California Board of Education has faced reality, and admits  "The current draft model curriculum falls short and needs to be substantially redesigned."

From an August 12 press release
CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION1430 N Street, Suite 5111
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-319-0827
Fax: 916-319-0175

For Immediate Release

August 12, 2019
Contact

Janet Weeks, Director of Communications
916-319-0313

jweeks@cde.ca.gov

State Board of Education President Darling-Hammond, Vice President Straus and  Member Ortiz-Licon Issue Joint Statement on Draft Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum


SACRAMENTO -- State Board of Education President Linda Darling-Hammond, Vice President Ilene Straus and Board Member Feliza Ortiz-Licon issued the following joint statement today on the draft Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum, now under development:

“Ethnic studies can be an important tool to improve school climate and increase our understanding of one another.A model curriculum should be accurate, free of bias, appropriate for all learners in our diverse state, and align with Governor Newsom’s vision of a California for all.The current draft model curriculum falls short and needs to be substantially redesigned.

Following the Instructional Quality Commission’s review and response to all public comments, a new draft will be developed for State Board of Education review and potential approval. The Board will ultimately adopt an ethnic studies model curriculum that aligns to California’s values.”

Linda Darling-Hammond, President

Ilene Straus, Vice President

Feliza Ortiz-Licon, Board Member and Liaison to the Instructional Quality Commission

Public comment on the draft model curriculum will be accepted through August 15. More information on the process can be found at  https://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cr/cf/esmcpubliccomment.asp.



6 comments:

Mr. Cohen said...

Mr. John Rossomando said:

“[IUMS Trustee Sheikh Hassan Ould] Aldo
and the [Muslim] Brotherhood use language
similar to what Hamas used in its original
charter, which rejected any peaceful coexistence.

To them, Palestine is part of
a waqf, a holy Islamic trust,
that no person can negotiate away.”

SOURCE: Muslim Brotherhood,
Hamas: No Peace as Long as Israel Exists

by Mr. John Rossomando, 2019 July 1
www.algemeiner.com/2019/07/01/muslim-brotherhood-hamas-no-peace-as-long-as-israel-exists/

Mr. Cohen said...

Mr. Yaakov Lappin [a military and
strategic affairs correspondent] said:


“An Iranian network of terrorist cells is spread
out around the world, ready for activation at any time….”
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“The Iranians have built up a wide-reaching network of radical surrogates that extends beyond the Middle East. Members of this network range from hierarchical terror armies like Hezbollah, armed with massive arsenals of projectiles, to sleeper terrorist cells active in Europe, North America, and Latin America.”
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“This would explain the discovery and recent announcement of a Hezbollah bomb factory in London. It appears highly likely that the bombs were intended for Hezbollah cells intent on attacking Israeli targets in Britain.”
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“Past incidents have seen [Iran-backed] Hezbollah operatives scope out Israeli targets in countries as far away as Peru.”

SOURCE: Iran Is Preparing
a Worldwide Terror Network

by Mr. Yaakov Lappin by 2019 July 3
www.algemeiner.com/2019/07/03/iran-is-preparing-a-worldwide-terror-network/

Mr. Cohen said...

Mr. Stephen M. Flatow [an attorney
in New Jersey and father of Alisa Flatow,
who was murdered in an Iranian-sponsored
Palestinian terrorist attack in 1995] said:


“...Israel ended its rule over 98 percent [98%] of the Palestinian Arabs back in [year] 1995. It is the Palestinian Authority that rules them.

The gang [of political Far-Leftists and Progressives and Socialists] knows that Israel does not rule the area.
...................................
So why do the Progressive Networkers persist in promoting the fantasy that Israel rules over the Arabs?

Because demonizing Israel as the occupier galvanizes their followers.
It gives them something to be upset about...”

SOURCE: Ten Jewish groups unite
against Israeli democracy
by Stephen M. Flatow
www.jns.org/opinion/ten-jewish-groups-unite-against-israeli-democracy/

Mr. Cohen said...

Evelyn Gordon
[a journalist living in Israel] said:


“Palestinians’ rights matter when targeted by Israel,
but not when targeted by the Palestinian Authority.

And Israeli rights never matter,
except when violated by Israel.”

SOURCE: When human rights
become acceptable collateral damage

by Evelyn Gordon, 2019 July 3
www.jns.org/opinion/when-human-rights-become-acceptable-collateral-damage/

Mr. Cohen said...

Mr. Sean Savage said:

“...the ADL has uncovered virulently
anti-Semitic passages in Qatari state textbooks.

These books claim that:

Jewish people are treacherous,
seek to conquer the world and follow
a perverted, invalid religion.

The books also contained numerous
examples of anti-Christian bigotry,
as well as incitement against the West.”

Qatar’s government also funds the
International Union of Muslim Scholars,
whose Secretary-General openly denies
the Holocaust, according to the
Middle East Media Research Institute.”

SOURCE: Qatar’s ‘big win’ in
White House visit unlikely to bridge vast policy
differences
, by Mr. Sean Savage, 2019 July 9
www.jns.org/qatars-big-win-in-white-house-visit-unlikely-to-bridge-vast-policy-differences/

Mr. Cohen said...

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