Books on Holocaust should be balanced with 'opposing' views, Southlake school leader tells teachers


by NBC News

NBC News— A top administrator with the Carroll Independent School District in Southlake, Texas, warned teachers about having one-sided books about the Holocaust in their classrooms.

TheHill—Texas school leader tells teachers to 'balance' Holocaust books with opposing views. A top administrator in Southlake, Texas, last week advised teachers that if they have a book about the Holocaust, they should have a book from an "opposing" perspective, NBC News reported, citing an audio recording.

Washington Post—Texas school official tells teachers that Holocaust books should be countered with ‘opposing’ views. The Carroll Independent School District apologized late Thursday after an administrator advised teachers with books about the Holocaust to include books that have “opposing” perspectives of the genocide that killed millions of Jews.

Mail Online—Texas school administrator tells teachers to offer books with 'opposing' views about Holocaust. The secret recording by a staff member captures Carroll Independent School District Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction Gina Peddy.