A Diverse Coalition of 18 National and Regional Organizations Urge the California State Assembly to Reject Critical Ethnic Studies

For Immediate Release May 27, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – May 27, 2021- On May 26th, 2021, Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER), on behalf of 17 partner organizations, sent an official letter to the California State Legislature, opposing AB101— the state mandate for ethnic studies as a high school graduation requirement. Our broad-based alliance includes prominent national and regional…

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CFER Urges the California Department of Education to Consider Overwhelming Public Opposition to the Draft Mathematics Framework

For Immediate Release May 24, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – May 24, 2021- On May 19th, 2021, the California Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) held a public meeting on the Draft 2021 Mathematics Framework. Disregarding overwhelming public opposition to the framework’s narrow ideological underpinnings and anti-merit component, the IQC concluded the hearing with recommendations for the California Department of Education (CDE) to…

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Action Alert for May 19th: Save Math Education in California from a Critical Race to the Bottom!

Please be alerted that California’s Instructional Quality Commissions (IQC) will meet tomorrow (05/19) for a public hearing on the Draft 2021 California Mathematics Framework. Following the trend of the controversial Ethnic Studies Model Framework, the new math framework engages a narrow political agenda of dismantling racism and white supremacy in math education, which is masqueraded as equity. In addition to the “equity” component, the…

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CFER Legislative Alert: 4 Important Bills for 05/20 Hearings

On this Thursday (05/20), AB101 and AB105 will be heard and voted in the Assembly Appropriations Committee. On the same day, the Senate Appropriations Committee will consider SB17 and SB40. See below CFER’s action alert for these 4 bills. Assembly Appropriations Committee: AB101 and AB105•AB101 is the state mandate for ethnic studies as a high school graduation requirement. It is based…

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CFER Requests San Diego Unified School District Investigate Civil Rights Complaint in Accordance with Law and District Policy

For Immediate Release May 12, 2021 SAN DIEGO, CA – May 12, 2021- On May 7th, 2021, legal counsel for Californians for Equal Rights Foundation (CFER) sent an official letter to the Uniform Complaint Office at the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), requesting that CFER’s complaint filed on April 9th, 2021 be thoroughly and properly investigated. In the official…

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Support America’s First Ever Civil Rights Complaint Against Critical Race Training!

On April 9th, CFER and five cosigning organizations submitted a groundbreaking civil rights complaint against the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) regarding its unlawful, discriminatory critical race training of teachers and employees. This is our nation’s first ever civil rights complaint against critical race theory (CRT). The Complaint was filed with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil…

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