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Friday, October 20, 2017
Civil Rights and Liberties

Crucial Court Case Could Spell Doom For Ethnic Studies In Public Schools

Throughout elementary school and middle school, Leo Herrera received a different kind of social studies curriculum. In addition to learning the basics of U.S. history—the discovery of America, the founding fathers, the Revolutionary War—Herrera learned about prominent Latin American activists Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta and indigenous groups like the Maya and the Aztec Empire.

July 22, 2017