“Federal Panel Finds NY Dept. of Education Discriminated Against Arabic School Principal” : Democracy Now

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3/16/10

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled the New York City Department of Education discriminated against the founding principal of an Arabic-language school in Brooklyn by forcing her to resign in 2007. In a non-binding ruling, the commission said the city had discriminated against the principal, Debbie Almontaser, β€œon account of her race, religion and national origin.” We speak with Almontaser and her attorney, Alan Levine.

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