The Tennessee School Boards Association is telling districts to fight a records request from a conservative legal group that’s trying to get school districts across Tennessee to divulge what they’re teaching middle-schoolers about Islam.
The American Center for Law & Justice is sending records requests to all 146 school districts in Tennessee. The organization says a seventh-grade history unit on the early Islamic empire amounts to indoctrination.
“Imagine your child or grandchild forced to recite the Islamic conversion creed in school,” the group says in a video posted on its website. “It’s happening in Tennessee, public middle school students are being taught to write ‘Allah is the only God.'” (continue reading)