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Campaign for ethnic studies in San Diego schools is getting results

By Pablo J. Sáinz
La Prensa San Diego

The campaign to bring ethnic studies courses to San Diego high schools is one step closer to becoming a reality.

On the June 9th San Diego Unified School District governing board meeting, board members unanimously approved an updated resolution supporting ethnic studies in the district.

“Whereas, given San Diego Unified’s annual increase in diversity, it is important that students build knowledge of the various racial and ethnic groups in the nation,” reads the updated resolution passed by the board.

“Be it further resolved, regardless of the outcome of the Alejo Bill AB101, the work to establish and implement Ethnic Studies in San Diego Unified School District will continue,” goes on the resolution, referring to the bill at the State Assembly that will require all school districts in California to offer Ethnic Studies curriculum as a high school elective.

The resolution also gives…

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