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Students May Soon Learn Even Less About Islam In Tennessee Public Schools

In a time of rising Islamophobia and anti-Muslim bias, the Tennessee State Board of Education is poised to approve new social studies standards for middle schoolers that would dramatically reduce instruction on Islam. During a revision process that took place over the summer, members of an educator advisory team adjusted the social studies standards for seventh graders to remove a section on the “Islamic World, 400 A.
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