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. Stephanie Hartman
Education Consultant: K-12 Social Studies at Assessments, Program Accountability, and Curriculum, Nevada Department of Education
700 East 5th Street
Carson City, NV 89701--5096
Work Phone: 775-687-2450
Website: http://www.doe.nv.gov (external link)
Bill Number: AB935
Title: An Act Relating To The Executive Department; Establishing An Advisory Council On Education Relating To The Holocaust
The Nevada Governor's Advisory Council on Education Relating to the Holocaust was established by the state legislature in 1989. Bill No. 935 states that the Council shall " Develop programs for the education of childen and adults in issues relating to the Holocaust, make reports and advise public and private bodies throughout the state on matters relevant to education concerning the Holocaust."
Contact Name: Doug Unger
Address: Nevada Governor's Advisory Council on Education Relating to the Holocaust
4794 S. Eastern Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Standard Type: English/Language Arts
Date Implemented: 2003
The Holocaust is not addressed explicitly in Nevadas English Language Arts standards.
Standard Type: History/Social Studies
Date Implemented: 2000
History Standard 8.0
The Twentieth Century, a Changing World: 1920 to 1945 - Students understand the importance and effect of political, economic, technological, and social changes in the world from 1920 to 1945.
Students know and are able to do everything required in earlier grades and:
· [Eighth grade 8.8.1] Define totalitarianism (page 26).
· [12th Grade 8.12.1] Describe the rise of totalitarian societies in Europe, Asia, and Latin America (page 26).
· [12th Grade 8.12.6] Describe the causes, course, character, and effects of World War II, including: legacy of WWI campaigns and strategies; atomic bomb; significant military, political, and scientific leaders; the Big Four; United Nations; United States; changing world status; war crimes trials (page 27).
· [Eighth grade 8.8.7] Identify key elements of the Holocaust, including: "Aryan supremacy" Kristallnacht "Final Solution" concentration and death camps (page 28).
· [12th Grade 8.12.7] Describe the causes, course, and effects of the Holocaust, including: "Aryan supremacy"; Nuremberg Laws; Kristallnacht; "Final Solution"; concentration and death camps; creation of Israel (page 28).
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