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January 15, 2016  RSS feed
Schools

Rather than nix High Holidays, Maryland schools add Muslim, Hindu, Asian holidays

WASHINGTON (JTA) – School authorities in a Maryland county that straddles the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore suburbs decided against removing Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah from the academic calendar.  In recent years, the Howard County Board of Education has come under pressure to include major Muslim, Hindu and Asian holidays.  More...

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