WASHINGTON — After years of debate, the Montgomery County Public School system has decided to accommodate families who celebrate the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha by closing school for students on Sept. 12 of 2016. The day could…
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.
Public schools close around Jewish and Christian holidays, and
some in Montgomery County are pushing for schools to include Islamic holidays in