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?
Islamic schools have a number of characteristics that differ from public or non-Muslim private schools. Here are a list of some of the major differences, along with an appeal to Muslim parents to enroll their children in Islamic schools.
Yahiya Emerick, a prolific author and seasoned Muslim school teacher, offers a candid view of the problems faced by Muslim schools in the United States, along with an explanation of why these institutions are so necessary.
Our children deserve the best effort that we can muster to insure their success. Islam guarantees it - Allah demands it. There is no more time left for Muslim families in a community to give a few thousand dollars in a half-hearted effort to educate their children.
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.