New York City public schools introduced a push on Thursday “designed to center the experiences and voices” of Asian American and Pacific Islander families in classrooms, education officials said.
The curriculum — which will be piloted as shorter units across all grades this fall — will help students relate to one another amid a citywide uptick in violence against New Yorkers of Asian descent, Mayor Eric Adams said at a press conference.
“It’s tragic when our babies are academically smart but not emotionally intelligent, and don’t develop the full personhood of who they ought to be,” Adams told reporters.
“That’s not education — that’s a robotic system
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