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Texas District Apologizes for Comments on Hijabs

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A Houston-area school district is apologizing after an administrator told Muslim students they need to obtain permission from an imam to wear hijabs in school.

The Fort Bend district said in a statement last week that students at Bush High School in Richmond were given "misinformation" about needing documentation in order to wear a headscarf in school.

The district said in its statement that documentation is not needed to wear a headscarf for religious purposes.

Vol. 36, Issue 24, Page 4

Published in Print: March 8, 2017, as Texas District Apologizes for Comments on Hijabs
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