CAIR-Philadelphia Applauds 16 State School Districts for Adding Muslim Holiday to School Calendar

(PHILADELPHIA, PA, 3/9/2023) – The Philadelphia chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Philadelphia) today applauded advocacy efforts by Muslim students and parents that resulted in school districts adding the Eid ul-Fitr (EED-UL-FITTER), the holiday marking the end of the Ramadan fast, to the 2023-2024 academic calendar and closing schools on that day.     CAIR-Philadelphia also offered Muslim parents a template to request school officials provide Muslim students religious accommodations during Ramadan and on Eid ul-Fitr.  CAIR Community Advisory: Template Offered for Requesting Religious Accommodations for Muslims Students This Ramadan, Eid In central and Southeastern Pennsylvania 16 school districts have recognized Eid on their … Continue reading CAIR-Philadelphia Applauds 16 State School Districts for Adding Muslim Holiday to School Calendar