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Education minister loses fight against Amsterdam Islamic high school

Education minister loses fight against Amsterdam Islamic high school The Netherlands’ highest administrative court on Wednesday ordered the education ministry to fund a second Islamic high school in the Netherlands. The Council of State ruled that junior education minister Sander Dekker must provide funding for the school, which the Amsterdam Islamic education foundation SIO wants to set up. State-funded faith ... Read More »

New Islamic Institute Prioritizes Outreach, Education

New Islamic Institute Prioritizes Outreach, Education FILE- In this May 6, 2011 photo, Imam Hassan Qazwini speaks at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Mich. The Imam has big plans for the new Islamic center he has opened in the suburbs of Detroit. The plans include interfaith gatherings, media production and even a seminary to equip a new generation ... Read More »

Muslim girls urged to focus on education

Muslim girls urged to focus on education Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) has challenged Muslim girls in the country to work hard in both secular and Islamic studies if they want to be pillars of Islam and Malawi at large. In an interview with Malawi24, MAM spokesperson Dinala Chabulika said education is the only way that Muslim girls can be ... Read More »

Did the U.S. Education Department introduce an Islamic indoctrination program for public schools?

Did the U.S. Education Department introduce an Islamic indoctrination program for public schools? The Volusia County Republican Party says that the federal government is promoting Islam to public school children. “The United States Department of Education has introduced an Islamic indoctrination program for the public schools, called ‘Access Islam,’” states the mass email sent by the party April 2. The ... Read More »

Al-Shabaab cautions parents over ‘non-Islamic’ education

Al-Shabaab cautions parents over ‘non-Islamic’ education Somali parents have been warned by militant group Al-Shabaab to desist taking their children to what they describe as ‘non-Islamic’ schools and institutions. The group, which holds parts of Somalia, earlier this month introduced a new all-Arabic education curriculum. Subjects included Quran, Hadith – sayings of the Prophet Muhammed, Maths, Geography and History. The ... Read More »

18th Annual ISNA Education Forum

18th Annual ISNA Education Forum Preparing Islamic Schools for a Changing World Knowledge, discoveries and innovations are expanding at an exponential rate. Studies show that 65% of today’s school children will be employed after they graduate college in jobs that don’t exist today. Our students will face challenges that we cannot foresee in both their faith and practice. Educators must ... Read More »

Empowerment through sports and education

Empowerment through sports and education Sports and education have played a part in empowering people who feel stigmatized by disability. In Chechnya, Islamic Relief has been working with the Chechen Union of Visually Handicapped to set up a learning centre for people who are blind or have severe problems with their eyesight. The centre offered about 450 people opportunities in ... Read More »

New Book Sheds Light on Education of Muslim Youth

New Book Sheds Light on Education of Muslim Youth A new book by Notre Dame professor Ebrahim Moosa offers an expansive introduction to madrasas, the most common kind of religious schools in the Islamic world. “I wrote this book for those who are curious and eager to know what exactly transpires in these institutions,” said Moosa, professor of Islamic Studies ... Read More »

Islamic education in Europe

Islamic education in Europe Faith of our fathers Fearing extremism and lack of integration, European governments want more of the continent’s imams to be home-grown FOR a snapshot of how Europeans, Muslim and non-Muslim, learn about Islam, visit the Centrum mosque near Hamburg railway station. A converted public bath, it is one of about 60 prayer spaces serving 200,000 Muslims ... Read More »

The Fear of Islam in Tennessee Public Schools

The Fear of Islam in Tennessee Public Schools Concerns about religious indoctrination have emerged in several overwhelmingly white, Christian counties. Why? Williamson County, Tennessee, embodies demographic stereotypes about the South: The county just south of Nashville is overwhelmingly white, Christian, and Republican. But this fall, a curious controversy emerged there. Parents and school-board members have voiced worries about alleged Islamic ... Read More »