Saturday, 22 September 2007

New Directions for Education in America

Everybody knows that most Americans are ill-educated and ill-informed, if at all.

The very latest assault on pitiful US education standards comes from a familiar source:

Congress mandates Holocaust education in grades K-12; science and math requirements to be dropped. New legislation would also replace arts and crafts in senior citizens' homes with workshops on Holocaust denial.

07.27.2007 The Jewish Advocate
By Kristin Erekson

With more than 62 years having passed since the Shoah, local and state lawmakers are working to give Holocaust education a boost.

Currently being reviewed by committees in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, the Simon Wiesenthal Holocaust Education Assistance Act – if passed – would provide select organizations nationwide with competitive grants to be used to develop Holocaust curriculum guides as well as training for teachers.

This should certainly give the Holocaust Industry a boost.

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