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Substitute teacher fired after allegedly ripping girl’s hijab off

Image result for Substitute teacher fired after allegedly ripping girl’s hijab offA substitute teacher at a Bronx elementary school was fired after ripping the hijab off an 8-year-old girl’s head because she refused to get out of his chair, cops said.

Oghenetega Edah, 31, demanded that the girl at the Bennington School on Adee Avenue take off her religious scarf around 1 p.m. last Tuesday, cops said.MORE: nypost.com

Texas Schoolboy Says: Teacher Humiliated Him With Anti-Muslim…

“While the teacher reports her statements were made in the context of trying to make a point about negative stereotypes, District officials do not believe that the teacher exercised the appropriate sensitivity expected of the District’s educators, and do not believe that the statements were made in a manner that is in keeping with the District’s Core Beliefs and Commitments,” the statement reads…MORE: RAWSTORY.COM

Muslim Palestinian Teacher Wins Global Prize Worth $1m

The Duke of Cambridge has paid tribute to the “incredible work” of the teaching profession as a Nobel-Hanan al-Hroub, a Palestinian primary school teacher, reacts after Pope Francis named her recipient of the second annual Global Teacher prize.style award worth $1m was handed to a teacher from Palestine.

Hanan al-Hroub, who works with children who have grown up exposed to violence, was given the second annual Global Teacher prize at a star-studded ceremony in Dubai.

Looking delighted as she was handed the award, Hroub said: “I did it, I won!” …more: theguardian

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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