California ethnic studies program criticized as ‘hate for America’ by opponents, praised by supporters

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(FOX NEWS) – A California school district is offering a new ethnic studies elective, and opponents of the coursework are criticizing the program as promoting “hate for America” in a letter to community members.

The Los Alamitos Unified School District recently developed an elective ethnic studies course for high school students intended to engage students with “diverse perspectives on the history of our country.”

The Los Alamitos Board of Education on Tuesday discussed textbook and supplemental resources for the course in a meeting with community members for the first time, with many community members, including students voicing support for the elective course, according to a FAQ page on the school district’s website.

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