Whatever Islamic obligation you want accommodated at your child's school, it must be done in a methodical, clear, and proper manner. Shabbir Mansuri, founder of the Council on Islamic Education in California, offers tips.
Ninety-nine percent of Muslim children in the United States attend public schools, and the debate about which is better to raise the next generation of believers, Muslim or public school, continues with every new generation. Here are some pros and cons of both.
This seven-step guide by the Council on Islamic Education in California offers Muslim students a practical and effective way to challenge misinformation about Islam that may show up in textbooks or during class presentations and discussions.
With this sample letter, Muslim parents can communicate effectively with their children's public school teachers when it comes to seeking general or particular religious accommodations, including but not limited to finding a space to offer prayers.
A child's education is primarily his or her parents' responsibility, not the school's or the teacher's. This is why it is critical that Muslim parents keep an eye on what their children are being taught in the public school system.
The Council on Islamic Education is made up of scholars in the fields of history, religion, education and curriculum specialists and teachers. It works with textbook publishers during their development of new kindergarten to grade 12 history-social science teaching materials.
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