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Court Ruling Threatens Virtual Schools

Court Ruling Threatens Virtual Schools

U.S. In the first of its kind a court ruling placed the Wisconsin Virtual Academy at the center of a national policy debate. The debate affects homeschooling, and any form of e-learning or online educ
Last Updated on Sunday, 20 January 2008 09:57

Marital Bliss Amidst Nahr Al-Bared Rubble

Marital Bliss Amidst Nahr Al-Bared Rubble
Ahmad and Liliane Hassan, who are 25 and 17 years old respectively, were supposed to marry in August 2007, but instead were driven from their homes in the Nahr Al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp in Nor
Last Updated on Sunday, 20 January 2008 09:32

Muslim Bureaucracy

Muslim Bureaucracy
Bureaucracy seems to be a trait of Muslim organizations in the U.S. Amatullah tells of the experience of one convert to Islam for whom all hell broke loose when she decided to wear the hijab. Told by
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 January 2008 11:44

Ban Considered on Iranian Students

Ban Considered on Iranian Students
The education ministry has confirmed that universities, colleges and research institutes have been warned to be careful when teaching Iranian nationals about nuclear technology. A ministry spokesman t
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 January 2008 11:16

Making Muslim Girl Visible

Making Muslim Girl Visible
It was a typical blustery, cold evening in Seattle, Washington, the US. The mixture of snow and rain pounded down on our heads and faces as my family and I ran for cover within the warm and inviting s
Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2008 13:36

Behaving Badly

Behaving Badly
A Muslim convention soon after `Eid, seemed full of promise in advance, but the reality proved to be something else. Lack of professionalism, and too many negative vibes could have culminated into bei
Last Updated on Sunday, 13 January 2008 10:22

Changing Roles of Traditional Birth Attendants

Changing Roles of Traditional Birth Attendants
Traditional Birth Attendants, have been valuable members of the birthing process, long before the advent of modern medicine, and its institutions. Their role has served women in the diagnosis of pregn
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 January 2008 11:14

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