Public school teachers can range from friendly and sympathetic to the needs of your Muslim child, to hostile. While most fall in the former category, it is critical that Muslim parents learn how to work with their children's teachers for a better public school experience for their kids.
It is unfortunately true to say that most kids who graduate from an Islamic school in North America cannot understand Quranic Arabic. And this is after years of study. But do they know what they are reading? And do we care?
What if we could direct our tax dollars to a school of our choice? What if we could use our tax dollars towards tuition for our children in Muslim schools? And yes we can-through the educational choice program.
There are a number of concerns, myths, and objections that are raised vis-a-vis Islamic schools. These usually focus on whether or not they offer adequate academics, and how Muslim children will relate to non-Muslims in the long run. This article seeks to address these concerns.
Prophet Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, said "A father can give his son nothing better than a good education". There are numerous advantages for parents both in this world and in the hereafter, when they provide proper Islamic education to their children.
Over one million children are homeschooled in the U.S., and it is an option more parents are pursuing, including Muslim parents. Here are some of the reasons why they choose to educate their children at home, as well as laws and resources for those who would also like to do so.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
One America Coalition, includes groups like the ACLU, Daily Kos, J Street, Voto Latino, Color of Change, Sound Vision, Charter for Compassion, the Interfaith Center of New York, among 50 other civil liberties and interfaith organizations.