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Wed May 29, 2019, 06:20 AM

Oregon schools will be required to teach about the Holocaust

SALEM Oregon will require public schools to teach about the Holocaust under a measure sent to the governor.

Lawmakers unanimously voted Tuesday to add Holocaust instruction to the school curriculum starting in the 2019-2020 school year. Ten other states require some level of genocide education in schools.

A recent poll found that one in five American millennials surveyed were unfamiliar with the Holocaust.

Some say that those awareness gaps can have consequences. The Anti-Defamation League reports that anti-Semitic incidents at K-12 schools quadrupled from 2015 to 2017.

Read more: https://www.oregonlive.com/education/2019/05/oregon-schools-will-be-required-to-teach-about-the-holocaust.html

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TexasTowelie May 2019 OP
lonely bird May 2019 #1

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Wed May 29, 2019, 07:32 AM

1. Holy Crap

They have to mandate teaching about the Holocaust? This country is an idiot.

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