These 8th grade students were issued an assignment over if the holocaust was real or a political scheme to influence people.RIALTO, Calif. -- The school board of a Southern California district where students were told to write an essay on whether they believe the Holocaust really happened said at a packed public meeting Wednesday night that it was a "horribly inappropriate" assignment for which the board takes "full responsibility."
Furor over school essay assignment questioning whether Holocaust happened - CBS News
Mind you the school isn't teaching that it didn't happen. They want these kids to give their own opinions about it after doing research.
Now a lot of people are up in arms about it and the school has backed down from issuing this as an assignment.
Should this assignment be off limits? Should discussing if this was real or fake always be off limits?