NY Democrats stall Holocaust education bill ahead of Remembrance Day

ALBANY — Just a few days ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 28, Assembly Democrats derailed legislation that would examine how well New York public schools are teaching students about the wholesale slaughter of European Jews by Nazi Germany.

Records show the bill was originally on the agenda for a Monday meeting of the Assembly Ways and Means Committee before being removed. Committee Chair Helene Weinstein said that followed outreach from the state Education Department.

“There were some issues going on,” Weinstein told The Post Monday afternoon without offering specifics. “It was the Passover holiday, [I] wasn’t able to reach some people that we needed

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