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Senate Democrats Call for History Lessons Spanning Ethnicities, Identities

 

January 20, 2022

ADAM HOLLIER - STATE SENATOR (DETROIT)

LANSING - Sens. Erika Geiss (D-Taylor), Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), Adam Hollier (D-Detroit), and Paul Wojno (D-Warren) have introduced legislation that would require public schools to include lessons about the cultures of people of color and indigenous communities in their social studies curriculum to ensure that students are receiving an equitable education that responsibly represents history.

Senate Bills 797, 798, 799 and 800 would require teachers to include one unit of instruction related to (SB 797) Asian American and Pacific Islanders, (SB 798) Latin American, Hispanic American, a...



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