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"One of the things we stand for in this school is you are a Muslim, you are a American, and you need to be proud of both, and you need to be able to bring those two together"
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Reading this news article was very helpful because the enterprise piece that I am going to be writing is very similar to this particular article on Islamic schools and education. In this article, the author discusses one Islamic school in particular, or the Averroes Institute, which is a school for Muslim Americans. The author discusses how the school provides a different take on education, as the students receive both an American and Islamic education. The author also explains how the implementation of this type of education is helping promote acceptance among students of all religions, while attempting to get rid of prejudice. At schools like the Averroes Institute, the students are able to feel comfortable in their own skin ... More »