Waxahachie ISD Comments On Holocaust Project

(CBS 11 News) WAXAHACHIE Thursday the Waxahachie Independent School District responded to criticism over a nearly three-week school experiment about the Holocaust.

District officials say the Advanced Placement Geography Study at Waxahachie Ninth Grade Academy was meant to, “teach and discuss tolerance and the ills of discrimination.”

The class project, “Bystanders in the Holocaust”, included in part – a class trip to the Holocaust Museum in Dallas, meeting with a Holocaust survivor, student discussion with a Rabbi, and a role-playing simulation of the prejudices during World War II.