Texas lesson on the Holocaust too real for some

04/11/2007 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

A three-week lesson at a Waxahachie, Texas, school that assigned students the roles of Germans and Jews during the Holocaust may have been a little too real. The school's Advanced Placement Geography course was meant to bring home the reality of intolerance during the Holocaust, school officials said, but some students said "German" students spat on or hit the "Jewish" students.

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