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A Virginia school district suspends all classes today over uproar about Islam lesson

Students in a world geography class at Riverheads High School in Staunton, VA were asked by their teacher to practice Arabic calligraphy with a passage from an Islamic text.  The teacher says she was demonstrating the artistic merit of calligraphy.  Parents claim she was attempting to convert their children to Islam….

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