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- “Some parents are suing the San Diego Unified school district over its anti-bullying policy focused on Muslim students, the Associated Press is reporting.”
- “Six parents say the anti-Islamophobia campaign “favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students,” reported the AP.”
- “On the SDUSD’s website, the District explains that they would like to “take action specifically to address the bullying of Muslim students.”
- “An attorney for the parents, Charles LiMandri, accused the campaign of being a “politically correct solution to a problem that does not exist,” continued the AP report.
- “Critics say it’s an “unwanted intrusion of Muslim beliefs and culture,” reported the AP.
- “School officials say Muslim students are not getting any special treatment, but staff would like to assure their students and families that the school is safe for all students.”
- “The initiative is focused on combating Islamophobia, promoting awareness of other cultures and helping children feel safe at school, according to SDUSD.