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Rialto's Holocaust homework: Never again
Rialto's Holocaust homework: Never again

The damage inflicted on 2,000 eighth-graders in Rialto who were told to weigh the historical validity of the Holocaust is done ("Rialto school officials apologize for Holocaust assignment," May 7). Oyuky Barragan, a student who spoke at the emergency meeting of the school board, was the most eloquent of all the speakers when she insisted that the school district apologize because of "the idea they planted in kids' minds." The school district must make this a teachable moment. After apologizing to the students, the Rialto Unified School District should explain why this assignment was dead wrong, hold those educators who conceived of this offensive act accountable...

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