MI: Teacher Transferred Over Quran Remark


DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- A middle school history teacher in a heavily Arab
Detroit suburb has been transferred for telling students that Bedouin Arabs
used the Quran as toilet paper.

The Woodworth Middle School teacher had been under paid suspension since
last month as school officials investigated and considered how to
discipline him, said Dearborn schools Superintendent John Artis.

The teacher, whose name was not released, was transferred on Wednesday
after his suspension ended. The name of the school was also not disclosed,
the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News said…

Parents complained to the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and
the Council on American-Islamic Relations

 


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