In December, Acharya Arumuganathaswami and Sadhaka Jayanatha spent greater than every week in California speaking with Hindu mother and father after which attending the assembly of the Educational High quality Fee of the State Board of Schooling. At himalayanacademy.com/readlearn/hindu-history, you possibly can obtain the checklist of “edits” that was submitted for the proposed revision of the Framework for sixth grade educating of historic India and Hinduism in US faculties. This revision was accomplished in collaboration with Dr. Shiva Bajpai and the Uberoi Basis. Whereas in California, the 2 spoke with over 400 mother and father and scholar, principally on the Bal Vihar lessons of Chinmaya Mission. A lot of these mother and father wished to understand how they might assist, having had first-hand expertise with the impression on their very own youngsters of the dismal presentation on Hinduism given in sixth grade. Because of this, Hindu mother and father, college students, teachers and our two touring monks gave public statements on the IQC assembly. It is a compilation of what they stated. The Framework is to be absolutely revised by Fall of 2015.
Hindus who gave feedback included:
Acharya Arumuganathaswami, Uberoi Basis
Shiva Bajpai, Uberoi Basis
Sadhaka Jayanatha, Uberoi Basis
Nalini Rao, Soka College of America
Arvind Kumar, CAPEEM
Samir Kalra, Hindu American Basis