The 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Korematsu v. United States is a propitious time to consider how American high school history classes will likely treat the still controversial internment of Japanese-Americans and Japanese immigrants during World War II.

At present, 46 states have established a set of rigorous knowledge and skills in math and English known as the Common Core State Standards. It won’t be long before history is included.

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