Students Get Time Off for Ramadan at Brooklyn High School

October 23, 2004

Source: The New York Times

On October 23, 2004 The New York Times reported, "the city's Department of Education said yesterday that it would allow Muslim students at Brooklyn International High School to miss class over the next four Fridays for religious observance during the holy month of Ramadan, after students from the school complained that they were denied permission to attend mosque."