High School Teacher’s Lesson In Arabic Calligraphy Prompts Closure Of Entire School District

Image for the news resultThe controversy started when a lesson in World Geography class asked students to try to copy an example of Arabic calligraphy. The phrase was a statement of Islamic faith but the students were “not asked to translate the statement or to recite it.” Rather, the purpose of the exercise was to give students an “idea of the artistic complexity of calligraphy.”…more: /thinkprogress

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