Mandatory California high school curriculum would follow an “ethnic studies model curriculum” which accuses Jews of possessing “racial privilege”

WORLD ISRAEL NEWS
California ethnic studies course accuses Jews of ‘racial privilege’
by Josh Plank
September 2, 2020

The California legislature passed AB-331 on Monday, coming one step closer to becoming the first U.S. state to require all high school students to complete an ethnic studies course in order to graduate…Last year, under pressure from Jewish groups, several sections of the proposed curriculum were dropped, such as “Direct Action Front for Palestine and Black Lives Matter,” “Call to Boycott, Divest, and Sanction Israel,” and “Comparative Border Studies: Palestine and Mexico.”…The model curriculum also contains large sections exploring the Black Lives Matter movement, such as “Black Lives Matter and Resistance to The Prison Industrial Complex”…READ MORE

FORWARD Jewish caucus inserts anti-bias ‘guardrails’ into California ethnic studies law Members of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus — having dealt with anxiety and outrage in the Jewish community about the first draft of an ethnic studies model curriculum that many say contained anti-Jewish and anti-Israel bias — are now breathing easier thanks to “guardrail” language they helped insert into AB 331 less than a week before the state Senate voted it through.

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