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Muslim educators in American communities

Author: Charles Leslie Glenn
Publisher: Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc., [2018]
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"Political rhetoric and popular concern about the presence in the United States of immigrants from predominantly-Muslim societies has remained largely detached from the actual reality of the lives and contributions of these immigrants and their children. The studies presented here seek to correct this ignorant reaction by presenting objective information from schools that such immigrants have created and sustained.  Read more...
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Glenn, Charles Leslie, 1938-
Muslim educators in American communities.
Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc., [2018]
(DLC) 2018038057
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Leslie Glenn
ISBN: 9781641133616 1641133619 9781641133623 1641133627 1641133635 9781641133630
OCLC Number: 1045488230
Description: xviii, 247 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface. Introduction. Chapter 1: The Muslim Presence. Chapter 2: Islamic Schools in the West. Chapter 3: Moral Framework of American Islamic Schools. Chapter 4: Developing Private Virtue. Chapter 5: Teacher Practice and Student Identity Development, Munirah Alaboudi. Chapter 6: Developing Public Virtue. Chapter 7: Reflections on the Moral Ecology of Islamic Schools. Chapter 8: Conclusions and Policy Implications, Charles L. Glenn. Chapter 9: Immigrant Educational Entrepreneurs: Measuring the Performance of Turkish-founded Charter Schools, Robert Maranto, M. Danish Shakeel and Evan Rhinesmith. Glossary. References. Index. About the Authors.
Responsibility: Charles L. Glenn, Boston University.

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Do faith-based schools cause social divisions? Do their students fail to become good citizens? This familiar accusation against Catholic, and more recently Evangelical, schools, is now directed  Read more...

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