Islamic School in Waterbury Fills Community Need

February 17, 2008

Author: Tracy Simmons

Source: The Boston Globe

Wire Service: AP

Uzair Mudaqi gripped his No. 2 pencil and practiced writing his letters on the wide, horizontal lines that stretched across the white paper in front of him.

And although a primarycolored ABC's carpet lay across the floor, Uzair, 5, wasn't working on the English alphabet. Instead, he focused on forming Arabic characters.