NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH RESOLUTION
WHEREAS, February is designated as National African American History Month; and Americans of African descent helped develop our nation in countless ways, those recognized, unrecognized, and unrecorded; and WHEREAS, the contributions of African American citizens as scientists, inventors, educators, farmers, homemakers, and explorers of earth and sky, have been recognized annually during African American History Week; and
WHEREAS, the Bassett Unified School District Board of Education recognized in its multicultural Education Policy that each student needs an opportunity to understand the common humanity underlying all groups; and WHEREAS, the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve states that this history curriculum of community, state, region, nation and world must reflect the experiences of men and women and of different racial, religious, and ethnic groups which is integrated at every grade level, be it therefore,
RESOLVED, that the Bassett Unified School District Board of Education does hereby recognize the month of February as National African American History Month and encourages all educational communities to commemorate this occasion with appropriate and meaningful activities; and be it further
RESOLVED, that the Bassett Unified School District Board of Education shall disseminate copies of this resolution to all schools.
BASSETT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION ADOPTED: January 26, 2021