Holocaust education measure approved

Nebraska’s social studies education standards will be updated to include content on the Holocaust under a bill approved by lawmakers April 13.

Sen. Jen Day
Sen. Jen Day

LB888, introduced by Sen. Jen Day of Omaha, requires the State Board of Education to adopt academic content standards for education on the Holocaust and other acts of genocide as recognized by the U.S. Congress or the United Nations as of Jan. 1, 2022.

The bill passed on a vote of 40-1.

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