Virginia school district cancels classes after uproar over Arabic calligraphy lesson

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Date: December 18th, 2015

kimVirginia – Education officials in a Virginia county have cancelled classes Friday over security concerns sparked by parents’ outrage in response to an Arabic calligraphy lesson.

Augusta County School Board President Eric Bond announced Thursday that schools would be closed Friday.

In his statement, Bond said the decision to cancel classes was made ‘out of an abundance of caution’ after consulting with law enforcement. He noted that there was no specific threat to students but did not elaborate on the exact nature of the safety concerns.  See previous story: Parents IRATE Over THIS Classroom Exercise


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