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South Carolina reviewing teaching of Islam in schools following complaints

(WFXB) – Last week, we told you about a parent in Summerville who was upset that her child at Alston Middle School was being taught Islam in the classroom. Now, South Carolina school standards regarding lessons of world religion are under review. Spokesman for the South Carolina Department of Education, Ryan Brown, said that up until last week, the department…

Summerville parents outraged over ‘Five Pillars of Islam’ assignment

SUMMERVILLE, SC (WFXB) –  A class study on Islam has Summerville parents questioning one middle school’s curriculum. At Alston Middle School, sixth graders were asked to fill in blanks on worksheets with statements from the Quran and with five pillars of religion. One mother says she is infuriated and her concern is that teachers should be getting parental permission to teach…