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The model curriculum on human rights and genocide recently adopted by the California Board of Education ("California Board Set To Act on Human-Rights Curriculum," Sept. 16, 1987) not only violates the traditions and memories of certain ethnic and religious groups but also endangers the search for truth that public education should protect.
During the first half of this century, a policy that collective bargaining had no place in the public sector was nearly universal among local governments in the United States. In the years following World War II, however, public employees have pressured for meaningful participation in determining the conditions of their employment. Teachers and, to a lesser extent, school administrators have participated in this trend.
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