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San Diego legislators want Gov. Newsom to sign high school ethnic studies bill

San Diego legislators and others are calling for Gov. Gavin Newsom to sign a bill that would require ethnic studies for high school students, a bill that has sat on his desk for two weeks.

AB 331 was authored by Assemblyman Jose Medina, D-Riverside, and passed both chambers of the state Legislature at the end of August.

Commentary: Too bad there was no ethnic studies requirement at my high school

San Diegans have been wondering and worrying for months whether their children will attend a school that is still physically meeting in person or whether they will stay home to participate in the novelty of fully online primary and tertiary education. School boards and school districts all across the country made complicated decisions, often accompanied and assisted by a constant stream of feedback from their local communities.