CAPITOL JOURNAL : Ethnic studies? Yes, but rewrite the curriculum
There's a legislative move to require all high school students to take an ethnic studies course or they can't graduate. And that raises three serious questions:
* Should ethnic studies be forced on every California student or remain an elective as it has been in hundreds of public schools?
* If it's to be required -- ranked up there with English, algebra and U.S. history -- what current course requirement should be waived to make room? There are only so many class periods in a school...