State Board of Education
c/o California Department of Education
Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division
1430 N Street, Suite 3207
Sacramento, CA 95814
Dear State Board of Education,
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[Name or organization] supports the Asian Pacific Islander School Board Members Association (APISBMA) request for revisions to the final draft of the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) to be presented to the State Board of Education (SBE) in March 2021.
The desired revisions which are focused on usability, accessibility, and equity are as follows:
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“Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies” is an indispensable asset to the teaching of Ethnic Studies. [We / I] join local, statewide, and national organizations in support of the final approval of the ESMC; with these edits to the AAPI Unit and to the ESMC in general, [we / I] believe California students will soon experience a curriculum that better represents the diversity of our community.