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California School Chiefs Encourage Districts to Become Safe Havens

posted by Randall
Immigrant rights protest by AAPI Students

AAPI students fight for immigration rights.

By Ed Diokno

In a letter, California’s top school official released a letter rencently encouraging all public schools in the state to be declared “safe havens” for students and their parents and to remind families about existing laws that protect students’ records from questions about immigration status.

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Filipino Role in WWII to Be Included in California Textbooks

posted by Randall
Jose Calugas

The story of how Sgt. Jose Calugas of the Philippine Scouts, a U.S. Army unit, earned the U.S. Medal of Honor
may be included in California’s new textbooks.

By Ed Diokno

Years before last month’s passage of AB2016, which mandated the teaching of ethnic studies in California schools, AB199 was passed in the state … Read more


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