These profiles contain text of state legislation about the teaching of the Holocaust, and Holocaust-explicit History/Social Studies and English/Language Arts state content standards. Also provided is contact information for state departments of education.
Ms. Marcie Taylor-Thoma
Coordinator of Social Studies at Division of Instruction, Maryland State Department of Education Address: 200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 Work Phone: 410-767-0519 Fax: 410-333-2379 E-mail:email@example.com Website:http://md.k12.org (external link)
Bill Number: Senate Bill 440 Year: 2005 Title: Task Force to Implement Holocaust, Genocide, Human Rights, and Tolerance Education Legislation:
This bill establishes a Task Force to Implement Holocaust, Genocide, Human Rights, and Tolerance Education in the state. The task force must advise the University System of Maryland (USM) on the establishment of a pilot program that creates a Center for Excellence on the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, Human Rights, and Tolerance. The bill terminates on September 30, 2008.
Maryland Academic Standards
Standard Type: History/Social Studies Date Implemented: 2001
The Holocaust is not addressed explicitly in the Maryland Social Studies Standards.