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This Board of Education Thinks Teaching Islam Isn't "Age-Appropriate" For Middle School Students

In Tennessee, the Board of Education recently proposed the removal of Islam in statewide social studies classes for middle school students. In a new curriculum draft that was made public on Sept. 15, it is apparent that a section that was previously there, titled "Islamic World," was entirely removed. According to the Kingsport Times-News, the draft's remaining sections included Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and more religions.
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