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Read some highlights about this year's Educator Grants!

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What will you do to stand up for someone's rights today, in honor of Human Rights Day 2016? Read more about what you can do to make a difference!

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This blog, honoring the anniversary of Eleanor Roosevelt's death in 1962, explores the life and legacy of this unique First Lady and tries to answer the question - how do we help our students become more like her?

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Check out some of our favorite anti-bullying resources!

Read more about National Bullying Prevention Month: Resource Round-Up!


THGC intern Melanie Weinberger is the grandchild of Holocaust survivors. In this post, she explains what that means to her, and how learning of their experiences has shaped her life's path.

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We have just wrapped up our 2015-16 Educator Grant Cycle! Read about the projects completed this year and get more information about applying for next year's grants.

Read more about 2015-2016 Educator Grant Report: Impacts and Impressions


Education Specialist Robin Lane writes in honor of the May 7th anniversary of author Gerda Weissmann Klein's liberation.

Read more about Triumph and Terror: Teaching Gerda Weissmann Klein's Story


Critical literacy is more than reading and writing: it is reading, writing, and viewing our world through an investigative lens. Read on to find out why teaching critical literacy to children is so important.

Read more about Critical Literacy in Early Elementary Classrooms


In 2009, the Texas legislature established the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) to ensure that resources are available to students, educators, and the general public regarding the Holocaust and other genocides. Since that time, Commissioners and staff have worked to bring these resources to Texans, not only so that they might learn more about historical genocides, but so that by learning the lessons of the past, they might make an impact now and for future generations...

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