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Gov. Newsom vetoes California ethnic-studies bill requiring high school anti-Israel curriculum
October 1, 2020
He wrote that an early version of the curriculum “was insufficiently balanced and inclusive, and needed to be substantially amended,” and that the latest proposal “still needs revision.”
Gov. Newsom signs California ethnic-studies bill into law
August 18, 2020
“We are troubled that AB-1460 could lead to further exclusion of, and discrimination against, Jewish students on campus, exacerbating a pattern of isolation and ostracization of Jews that has become far too commonplace,” said AJC director of campus affairs Zev Hurwitz.
Civil-rights, religious groups call on Gov. Newsom to veto California ethnic-studies bill
August 14, 2020
“We are deeply concerned that without adequate safeguards, these courses could become vehicles for one-sided political advocacy and activism that will both subvert the academic mission of the university, and incite bigotry and harm against some CSU students,” they wrote.