‘Ethnic Studies Courses Benefit all Students’ is the headline of one of my Education Week Teacher columns.
Ethnic studies classes are increasing in high schools, particularly in California.
I’ve shared a fair number of resources about them and thought readers would find it useful if I brought them all together, and I hope readers will contribute more.
Here are some posts that discuss why they are important and what is happening policy-wise about them:
How One Law Banning Ethnic Studies Led to Its Rise is from The Atlantic. It demonstrates the old organizing adage that your opponent does your best organizing for you…
Why students need ethnic studies is from TEDx.
Ethnic studies gaining traction in Sacramento-area public schools is from The Sacramento Bee.
Ethnic Studies: A Movement Born Of A Ban is from NPR.
Tucson’s Mexican Studies Program Was a Victim of ‘Racial Animus,’ Judge Says is from The NY Times.
Is California’s ethnic studies plan too politically correct even for California? is a bad headline, but the article gives a useful update.
Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell is from The NY Times.
Thoughtful thread on translating research to practice by co-author (w/ @EmilyKPenner) of The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance: Evidence From an Ethnic Studies Curriculum https://t.co/Oosgo0MCoy https://t.co/Rqn04QxNZK
— Cara Jackson (@cara__jackson) August 16, 2019
California proposal requiring ethnic studies for diploma delayed is from Ed Source.