“Arabic school opens in New York amid controversy”: Reuters

“It’s inclusive, it’s vibrant and it’s committed to excellence, just like all of our schools,” Garth Harries, a Department of Education official, told a news conference.For now enrollment is limited to the 6th grade and some 55 students, nine of them Arabic speakers, attended on Tuesday.

Students were met by dozens of reporters and police as well as supporters. A table arranged with hummus and pita bread had been set up beneath a colorful banner. More…


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