Sex education in public schools is part of the curriculum, and unless Muslim parents get involved in discussing this topic from the Islamic perspective, their children will receive information given outside of a Muslim worldview.
Islamic schools and sex education may seem like a contradiction. But they are the ideal venues to offer Islamically appropriate education about this topic in a proper environment. But are Islamic schools meeting this challenge?
You've just found out your son or daughter is getting sex education at public school and you want to give them the Islamic perspective on it. Here are some tips that can help you talk to your kids about the “s” word.
Many Muslim families debate whether to send their children to public schools or Islamic schools. Whichever the parents choose for their children, parents must always remember that they must do their best to guide them.
There may be many textbooks in circulation which are used throughout the United States that have inaccurate or inadequate information on Islam and the history of Muslims. In order to address this problem, concerned Muslims must take the responsibility of providing correct information to their local schools and districts.
Offering Muslim children a great Islamic education that truly reflects and instills Islamic values often seems daunting and challenging. However, it is realistic and possible, provided educators establish a proper course of action.
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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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