Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Laurie Cardoza-Moore: Get Holocaust education into schools, anti-Semitism out

In 1994 the state legislature mandated that Holocaust education must be taught in Florida public schools. At that time, the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center was one of 27 members of the Florida Department of Education's Task Force on Holocaust Education. Under the leadership of Tess Wise, founder of the Center, they provided educational resources to a 13-county area, which included instructional materials, best practices and professional development.

According to the Center's website, during the 2018-19 school year over 25,000 students from area public and private schools and hom...

 

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