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Maryland lawmaker may revisit Holocaust education mandate

Maryland lawmaker may revisit Holocaust education mandate

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Maryland is among the 31 states that do not have laws requiring Holocaust education, but a state lawmaker who attempted to impose such a curriculum mandate three years ago said he may explore a second attempt at passing the legislation in 2023.

The Challenge of Teaching Students With Visual Disabilities From Afar

While teaching during a pandemic has presented extraordinary challenges for all teachers, educators working with the visually impaired have had the especially difficult task of adapting a curriculum based largely on physical interactions—like teaching a student how to read braille by touch or how to walk with a cane—to the two-dimensional environment of online learning. Although technology plays a significant role in many special education programs for the blind and deaf, there’s little precedent for a completely virtual education for the visually impaired, and certainly no rule book.

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