Summary: To authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to eligible entities to carry out educational programs about the Holocaust, and for other purposes. Cosponsors (bipartisan)
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 3/27/19.
STATUS: Introduced 1/31/19 by Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12].
- The bill passed on 01/27/19. On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 – 5 (Roll no. 23).
ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL:
- Support the Never Again Education Act! (Source: Bryan E. Leib, The Times of Israel, October 23, 2018)
- “The American Jewish community bears the responsibility of ensuring that our children and neighbors learn about the impact of anti-Semitism in order to prevent such incidents from occurring and to foster an environment of tolerance, empathy, and compassion within civil society.” (Source:Charles S. Temel and Michael S. Miller, Long Island Jewish World, June 2018)
- CHGS Supports the Never Again Education Act. (Source: Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies on March 27, 2019)