A letter sent to Washington school districts asking them to accommodate Muslim students’ needs and offering a classroom lesson on sacred Islamic times of year has sparked controversy in Pierce County.
A group concerned about what it describes as a trend of favoritism towards Islam in public education held a town hall meeting Tuesday on South Hill, prompted in part by the letter..... The Puyallup School District also has fielded calls and emails from parents “concerned we’d be teaching any sort of religion” in schools, said district spokeswoman Karen Hansen..... She said that’s not true, and that Puyallup simply received...
Kerry Hooks, who helped start the Pierce County chapter of ACT For America, said her group sees a “trend of schools bending over backwards to accommodate Islam, and not any other religion.”
For example, she said, some textbooks contain inaccuracies about Islam and spend more time on it than other religions.
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