California State Board of Education’s decision “a victory for all Californians and a defeat for anti-Semites and extremists”

JEWISH JOURNAL
CA State Board of Education Says Proposed Ethnic Studies Curriculum Will ‘Be Substantially Redesigned’
by Aaron Bandler
August 13, 2019

The California State Board of Education (SBE) announced on Aug. 12 that the proposed anti-Israel Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) will be replaced with an entirely new draft…Myriad Jewish groups have criticized the drafted ESMC for supporting the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement and failing to mention anti-Semitism as an example of bigotry; other ethnic groups have also called for the ESMC to be re-drafted. More than 13,000 people have signed an Israeli-American Council petition against the ESMC. The Los Angeles Times also came out against the ESMC in an Aug. 2 editorial.  READ MORE

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