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Holocaust education for Colorado schools taking shape

heavy lifting has been done. Now comes the stretch run. 
 Back on July 8, 2020, Gov. Jared Polis signed into law the Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Public Schools bill, which mandates implementation of Holocaust and genocide curriculum in Colorado high schools by July 1, 2023. This deadline may appear quite distant. For educators, it is not. The clock is running at the Colorado Board of Education. “We’re rolling along as planned,” said Dr. Floyd Cobb, executive director of teaching and learning at the Colorado Department of Education. On Nov. 10, co-chairs of the social studies standards revision committee appeared before the CBOE’s board members, reporting that the committee is now in the middle of a public feedback period through Jan. 1, 2022, with […]
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