Skip to comments.‘Critical’ Ethnic Studies Returns to California. The state’s new curriculum prefers victimization to minority achievement, and Marxism to liberal values.
Posted on 08/28/2020 4:31:38 AM PDT by karpov
A year after it was sent back to the drawing board, Californias ethnic-studies model curriculum is back. The last version, released in May 2019, was radical and jargon-laced. Even many progressives found it fringy. On Aug. 13, the state Education Department presented a new, toned-down draft to the curriculum commission. Not only does it suffer from the same conceptual problems as before, but during their meeting, commissioners directed the Education Department to resuscitate unpopular parts cut from the 2019 draft.
The curriculum is moving toward adoption in March by the State Board of Education. Legislation is also advancing to make ethnic studies a high-school graduation requirement. The new curriculum wont serve the educational function that America needs in a time of broad recognition of injustice tied to race. Stanford education professor Thomas Dee, a co-author of a 2016 study finding academic gains for some students who took an ethnic-studies class, said in a radio interview that high-quality ethnic-studies curricula dont exclusively emphasize victimization. Just the opposite, he said. They stress instead the considerable cultural assets of minorities and their capacity to achieve.
Excluded from Californias model curriculum are the white ethnic groups (Italians, Irish, Poles and so forth) studied fruitfully by scholars such as Nathan Glazer, Daniel P. Moynihan and Michael Novak. Also largely excluded are groups like Jews and Armenians who were persecuted abroad and sought refuge in America. The groups that dominate the curriculum are African-Americans, Latinos, Asian-Americans and American Indians.
By focusing on these four and treating them solely as victims, the curriculum misses the opportunity to convey to students that groups at the bottom of the social and economic ladder can climb, making use of their cultural assets and the opportunities the country affords them. This curriculum teaches the opposite.
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WE see what the systematic bastardization by the rats have done to the education system, they are breeding grounds for their army
Call it what it really is. Anti-white and and anti-West.
The White Shaming and Marxist indoctrination never end.
P.S. Ol Karl was a nasty racist himself.
Hate Whitey 101
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