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Teachers told to offer books with 'opposing' Holocaust views

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

SOUTHLAKE, Texas - A Texas school district administrator told teachers that if they have books about the Holocaust in their classrooms, they should also have books that offer “opposing” or “other” viewpoints on the subject.
Gina Peddy, the executive director of curriculum and instruction for the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, which is in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, issued the directive last week during a training session about which books teachers can have in their classroom libraries. A staff member secretly made an audio recording of the training session and shared it...
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Teachers in Texas are told they must teach 'opposing' views of the Holocaust

Teachers in Texas are told they must teach 'opposing' views of the Holocaust

1 month ago   |   By NPR

An administrator with the Southlake School District reportedly made the statement during a meeting when a new state law came up. It says multiple perspectives should be presented on certain topics.
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