Massachusetts lawmakers vote to require genocide education in high schools
December 10, 2021
BOSTON (JTA) – Against a backdrop of disturbing revelations of antisemitic incidents, including many in local schools, Massachusetts lawmakers this week approved a bill that will require genocide education in all public secondary schools.
“An Act Concerning Genocide Education,” which also establishes a public-private trust fund to support curriculum development and training for educators, is now at the desk of Republican Gov. Charlie Baker.
Once signed, Massachusetts would become the 21st state to require some form of Holocaust education in secondary schools, according to the U.S...