A draft proposal for the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) has garnered the objection of Mayor John Mirisch because, he says in a letter to Soomin Chao, chair Instructional Quality Committee for the California Department of Education, the ESMC “demonstrates a clear anti-Jewish bias that at times borders on anti-Semitism. The EMSC, through its inclusion of anti-Semitic stereotypes, fails to touch on the American Jewish experience and anti-Semitism.”
Beverly Hills Board of Education members said hundreds of words on Tuesday to attempt to determine what few simple words will be permanently inscribed as the school district’s motto.
The Beverly Hills Academic Afterschool Tutoring Program is gearing up for another school year and is looking for teen volunteer tutors.
A hearing regarding alleged violations by Legislative Advocate Jason Somers that was set for Wednesday morning has been postponed to Oct. 2.