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Category: Religious News
Mass. school district marks Muslim holiday
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Public school students in Cambridge,
Mass., return to class today after getting Monday off for Eid
al-Adha, the Muslim holiday also known as the Festival of
The Cambridge school system is believed to be the first in
Massachusetts to give all students a day off for a Muslim holiday.
The day off was approved by the school committee last year
because of the district's sizeable Muslim population.
Superintendent Jeffrey Young told The Boston Globe that honoring
the holiday is in line with the district's values of "inclusion
School committee member Marc McGovern says he got some criticism
and even threats when he approved the holiday.