The issue stemmed from the schools being closed for Jewish holidays but not for Muslim ones.

The Muslim holiday of Eid Al Adha coincides with Yom Kippur on Sept. 23, 2015.

Since schools do not close for Muslim holidays, Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr recommended the Board of Education eliminate the references to Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur on the 2015-2016 calendar.

Written by Chris Gordon
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3 thoughts on “Montgomery Co. Schools Remove References to Religious Holidays From Calendar”
  1. What kind of leader is this superintendent? We remove holidays from a faith that helped build our country because of a faith whose documented purpose is to destroy our country. Is this the new definition of ‘win-win?’

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