Mandated Arabic Culture Almost Happened in Texas

The schools in Mansfield Texas are pulling back on infusing the curriculum with many aspects of the Arabic culture . As soon as Mansfield parents found out, they went ballistic. The curriculum was a requirement and not a choice. Now I do not have a problem with offering the Arabic language as a choice along with other foreign languages. There is a need for people who can speak and translate the Arabic language in government agencies. But to mandate this culture throughout all the subject areas is a bit much. I wonder about teaching of Sharia Law in that curriculum! Hear a parent explain his objections in the video.

Read more and see another video here.

 

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