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Federal Panel Finds Bias in Ouster of Principal, Debbie Almontaser

March 15, 2010


March 12, 2010 By ANDREA ELLIOTT, New York Times A federal commission has determined that New York City’s Department of Education discriminated against the founding principal of an Arabic-language public school by forcing her to resign in 2007 following a storm of controversy driven by opponents of the school. Acting on a complaint filed last […]

Battle over an Islamic School in New York City: Information and Misinformation about the Khalil Gibran School

April 28, 2008


The New York Times Please click here to watch a video about the struggles of the Khalil Gibran School. Critics Cost Muslim Educator Her Dream School Debbie Almontaser dreamed of starting a public school like no other in New York City. Children of Arab descent would join students of other ethnicities, learning Arabic together. By […]