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Montgomery Co. ed board strips religious holiday references from new calendar

Montgomery County Board of Education voted Tuesday to remove religious labels off school holidays. But members of the Islamic community say the adjustments to the school calendar do nothing to gain parity and a day off for the Muslim holiday of Eid.

Wednesday - 11/12/2014, 05:18am EST

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools, school calendar, holidays,

Push to close Montgomery County schools for Muslim holidays

Public schools close around Jewish and Christian holidays, and some in Montgomery County are pushing for schools to include Islamic holidays in their closures.

Tuesday - 09/24/2013, 12:55pm EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, muslim, islamic, George Leventhal, Montgomery County Council, Montgomery County Public Schools