PA 18-24—SB 452
AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF HOLOCAUST AND GENOCIDE EDUCATION AND AWARENESS IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM
SUMMARY: This act adds Holocaust and genocide education and awareness to the required courses of study for public schools and requires all local and regional boards of education to include this topic in their social studies curriculum beginning in the 2018-19 school year.
In developing and implementing the new curriculum, the act allows these boards of education to (1) use existing and appropriate public or private materials, personnel, and other resources and (2) accept gifts, grants, and donations, including in-kind donations.
EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2018