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James Thornton Harris: What’s Controversial about California’s Model Ethnic Studies Curriculum?

James Thornton Harris is a contributing editor to the History News Network. For more information see www.JamesThorntonHarris.com. When the California State Board of Education adopted on March 18 a “model curriculum” for an ethnic studies course for high school students, conservative critics were quick to pounce. They alleged the new curriculum would be “filled with hate for America,” […]