California becomes first state to designate compulsory ethnic studies for high school graduation: Gov. Newsom says students must ‘understand struggles’ of minorities in the US


The requirement would apply to students who graduate in 2030 and was created and approved by the state Board of Education in March after Gov. Gavin Newsom, inset, vetoed a similar measure last year until it was ‘inclusive of all communities.’ During the bill signing on Friday, Newsom said students ‘must understand our nation’s full history if we expect them to one day build a more just society. ‘Ethnic studies courses enable students to learn their own stories – and those of their classmates.’

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SOURCE: Daily Mail