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The Holocaust (1934-1945)
Rialto school assignment on Holocaust ranks as one of the dumbest lessons ever
Rialto school assignment on Holocaust ranks as one of the dumbest lessons ever

The Rialto school district, after assigning eighth-grade students to read a few sources on the Holocaust and write about whether it really happened, never did get back to the public on how many students concluded that there had not been such a Nazi atrocity. As it turns out, several dozen of them did manage to conclude that what is incontrovertible historical fact was untrue. We know this only because the Sun newspaper in San Bernardino County didn’t let just let the matter rest with whatever latest press release came from the school district. It requested all of the papers written by the students, which were provided with the names redacted. The paper’s reporters then combed...

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