Category Archives: Islam and Education

Iowa: Catholic university opens gender-segregated mini-mosque for Muslim students

“Being able to say that we’re committed to these Muslim students, and to all students—students of all different faiths—is really outstanding,” said Mahoney. “It’s uniquely Ambrosian, and it just sort of shows our commitment to all different faiths.”

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Teachers: ‘Racist’ parents pull children from RE classes because they don’t want them learning about Islam

“Prejudiced” parents are pulling their children from Religious Education classes because they don’t want them learning about Islam, teachers have warned.

Mothers and fathers are abusing their right to withdraw children from the classes, and this is hampering schools’ attempts to “prepare a child for life in modern Britain”, the Association of Teachers and Lecturers’ annual conference heard.

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“A cry for help”: Austrian teacher breaks ranks to talk about Islam in schools

A veteran teacher with 25 years experience talks openly about the increasingly difficult job of getting through to students with migrant backgrounds who are preoccupied with their faith and culture.

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West Virginia school district signs off on mosque’s ‘indoctrination’ of teachers

Parents and taxpayers in Charleston, West Virginia, are starting to ask questions about what’s going on in their public schools after teachers were recently targeted by what appears to have been a brazen violation of separation of mosque and state.

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Tennessee: Nashville Middle School Students Visit Mosque for Religious Indoctrination

On October 17th, students from Metro Nashville Meigs Middle Magnet School visited the Islamic Center of Nashville (ICN) where Dina Sirois, operations director of the mosque, told them that they would “talk about beliefs and practices in Islam.”

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