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Ramadan Added to School Holidays

Instead of banning Christmas and Halloween, an Illinois school board decided to add Ramadan to the school calendar.Dozens of parents said at an Oak Lawn school board meeting Tuesday night that while they’re happy to have a student body of varying religions, they want to keep celebrating what they say are traditional American holidays [...]

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So they wound up doing what the woman asked in the first place. that was a hard desicion to make
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Exactly, what's the big deal? So the kids get another day to play in the snow as opposed to being potentially molested by a school administrator. Good.
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Once again dosen't sound like a big deal to me.
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it never should have been a big deal
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Good news, every person of every religion in that city now has a Happy face after that decision.
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