• Montgomery Co. schools to close for Muslim holiday

    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 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.

  • 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.