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New York City is now the largest school district in the country to recognize two Muslim holidays on its official calendar.
Mayor Bill de Blasio… 111 more words
“We made a pledge to families that we would change our school calendar to reflect the strength and diversity of our city. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim families will no longer have to choose between honoring the most sacred days on their calendar or attending school,” Mr. 238 more words
New York City public schools will now observe two Muslim holidays, officials said Wednesday, fulfilling a campaign promise by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Starting in 2015, city schools will close for the Muslim holy days Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, de Blasio and schools chancellor Carmen Farina said at a news conference. 194 more words
NEW YORK (PIX11) – New York City is adding two Muslim holidays to the official school calendar, becoming the largest school district in the country to do so, the mayor announced Wednesday. 388 more words