Portraits of Holocaust survivors are displayed at the Museum of Jewish Heritage as a vintage German train car, like those used to transport people to Auschwitz and other death camps, is uncovered on tracks outside the museum, in New York on March 31. Schools in Washington will be ‘strongly encouraged’ to teach about the Holocaust under a bill signed into law by Gov. Inslee. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Portraits of Holocaust survivors are displayed at the Museum of Jewish Heritage as a vintage German train car, like those used to transport people to Auschwitz and other death camps, is uncovered on tracks outside the museum, in New York on March 31. Schools in Washington will be ‘strongly encouraged’ to teach about the Holocaust under a bill signed into law by Gov. Inslee. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Holocaust education bill signed in Washington state

Advocates say teaching about the events is important as the last survivors of the period are dying.

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