California Oversight of the district by an administrator curriculumSamia Shoman called “privileged White voices” Be removed from inciting against a far left ethnic studies curriculum.
Shoman oversees curriculum in the San Mateo Union High School district as manager of English Learners and Academic Support Programs. Zachor Legal requested the public record of this email, which was received on March 20, 2021.
Shoman got in touch with the California Tony Thurmond is the State Superintendent. Shoman attacked “white voices” They said that they shouldn’t have any part in the influence of the curriculum.
“We urge the [state board of education] not to give in to the pressures and influences of political lobbyists, racist & privileged white voices, and individuals,” Sie said.
Shoman was also interested in the topic of the new proposal ethnic studies curriculum It was the original idea “multiple perspectives.”
“The proposed revisions privileges terms like ‘multiple perspectives’, ‘diversity’, ‘all students’ and ‘broad range of groups’ undermining the primary focus on the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, people of color) communities that compose over 80 percent of California’s student population.”
Shoman went on to call for a more extreme version of the proposed Black Lives Matter curriculum lesson.
“[E]ven in the African American lesson on the Black Lives Matter movement, which is a direct response white supremacy fails to call out and analyze racism and systemic oppression,” Sie said.
Shoman, an advocate for the Palestinian cause, attacked a revision proposed in the curriculum This would also include Jewish American Studies.
“This is grossly inaccurate, and has no institutional history,” She spoke out about including Jews in ethnic studies Under the AAPI umbrella.
Marc Greendorfer, of Zachor Legal, told Fox News “The position taken by Shamia Shoman and others to treat Jews, the true indigenous people of the land of Israel, as ‘white’ occupiers and colonists is utterly at odds with history and facts.”
He was gone on Take aim California’s ethnic studies curriculum As “indoctrination.”
“While the idea of ensuring students are taught about the history of all ethnicities is one we support, we have found that these programs are anything but educational. Instead, they are political indoctrination by extremists who are working to institutionalize bigotry and hate in education,” said Greendorfer.
Fox News Digital out The district was asked for their opinion, which they gave. “Dr. Shoman… was appointed and served on the California Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum Advisory Committee… She and her fellow committee members wrote to the California State Board of Education in their roles as members of this Committee to express their opinions.”
“In their letter, the committee did not call for the erasure of Israel, Jews, Jewish perspective or Jewish history in the curriculum. They do suggest that these topics do not belong under the umbrella of Asian American and Pacific Islander History. Further, the group does not criticize multiple perspectives but rather urges the Board of Education to center BIPOC voices through this curriculum.”