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Ben Allen (arm extended), then chair of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus, speaks with Gov. Gavin Newsom at a meeting in March 2019. (Photo/Courtesy California Legislative Jewish Caucus)

Ethnic studies law's ‘guardrails’: An explainer

Earlier this month Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 101 into law, making California the first state in the nation to add ethnic studies to its list of required high school courses. Though the bill had the unanimous support of the California Legislative Jewish Caucus, it roiled some Jewish community groups who feared it would…
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