Draft Resolution for Asian American Studies and Critical Pacific Islands and Oceania Studies

Model resolution to implement Asian American Studies in local school districts

For community advocates, parents and students, this sample resolution summarizes the key reasons for implementing Ethnic Studies. The draft resolution also outlines key recommendations for implementing Ethnic Studies.

These recommendations include

  1. Creating a community advisory body to assist with Ethnic Studies development in a local school district
  2. Instituting a graduation requirement
  3. Providing teachers with professional development on AAS
  4. Funding for curriculum development

Thanks to Davis Polk law firm for their support of this draft resolution.

Draft resolution/petition for aas/cpios

Author: Asian American Research Initiative
Date: May 2022