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Holocaust And Genocide Studies In Public Schools

Concerning requiring the satisfactory completion of a course that includes Holocaust and genocide studies as a condition of high school graduation in public schools.
2020 Regular Session
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Bill Summary

The bill requires the state board to adopt standards related to Holocaust and genocide studies on or before July 1, 2021.

The bill requires each school district board of education and charter school to incorporate the standards on Holocaust and genocide studies adopted by the state board into an existing course that is currently a condition of high school graduation for school years beginning on or after July 1, 2022.

The bill requires the department of education to create and maintain a publicly available resource bank of materials pertaining to Holocaust and genocide courses and programs, which must be available for access by public schools no later than July 1, 2021.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


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