Press Release

Thursday, June 27, 2019

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside), Chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, presented Assembly Bill (AB) 331 to the Senate Education Committee led by Senator Connie Leyva. AB 331 mandates Ethnic Studies as a graduation requirement in all California high schools.

Commencing with the 2024-25 school year, AB 331 mandates a semester-long course in ethnic studies, to the list of statewide graduation requirements.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Assemblymember Medina's Ethnic Studies Bill (AB 331)  which aims to foster understanding and inclusivity made it out of the Senate Education Committee 4-0.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO— Today, the legislature voted on and passed the state budget, which awaits the Governor’s signature for full passage.

Thursday, June 13, 2019