This is wrong. Bad message. ASSIMILATE. It's like watching a train wreck in slow motion. No school vouchers or tax dollars for religious schools but this is a public school.
City To Open Arabic Public School In Brooklyn NY1 hat tip Jon
The Department of Education says that it will open a public school next fall dedicated to Arabic language and culture.
The Khalil Gibran International Academy is one of 40 new schools that will their debut in the city next September.
Education officials say that although half the classes at the school will be taught in Arabic, they want to enroll a diverse student body.
The school is set to open in Brooklyn.