Aug 02, 2016

California’s new public school history standards reflect state’s diversity | The Sacramento Bee

After 10 years, thousands of public comments and often contentious debates, the California Department of Education has rewritten the history standards for California’s more than 6.2 million public school students. Nearly ever major ethnic group in California has been given a voice in the 900-page rewrite, which covers grades K-12. “We want students to understand that California and this country...

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