This year marks the twentieth anniversary of September 11th. Educators have the responsibility of meeting the needs of all their students as they experience this anniversary. Council for American Islamic Relations (CAIR), an Islamic civil rights organization, usually receives a spike in complaints from students and families on anniversaries of 9/11. Some complaints involve peer-to-peer bullying, while others involve anti-Muslim content in lesson plans. In light of this, Muslim American students need your support so that they can experience a safe and welcoming classroom during this time. Students who are not of the Muslim faith also need support to learn how to interact with their Muslim peers.
In this guide, we provide strategies for creating a welcoming climate and a healthy learning experience for all students.
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