A coalition of educators and parents have started circulating a petition to demand Quebec change its history curriculum.
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They say their main concern is an apparent lack of representation of the Anglophone community, as well as minorities and indigenous people in Quebec’s history books.
A group of teachers and parents are demanding changes in the province’s history curriculum. @Global_Montreal pic.twitter杭州桑拿/Nvy7GIH8Ly
— Billy Shields (@billyshields) May 2, 2017
“Children in school today don’t see themselves, their parents, or their grandparents reflected in the historical narrative,” said Carol Meindl, of the Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations.
“And yet, they have been there.”
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