Is­lamic In­doc­tri­na­tion Pro­gram in San Diego Schools Charged as Un­con­sti­tu­tional

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In May 2017, the San Diego Uni­fied School District es­tab­lished a wide-reach­ing pro­gram to counter what it called per­va­sive anti-is­lamic bul­ly­ing in the re­gion. A par­ents’ group is su­ing to get it re­versed.

In April, the school board of the San Diego Uni­fied School District said that bul­ly­ing of Mus­lim stu­dents in its schools was se­ri­ous and very much un­der­re­ported.

As Kevin Beiser, the school board’s vice-pres­i­dent, said in an in­ter­view at the time, “Mus­lim stu­dents are con­stantly be­ing ha­rassed, spit on, ver­bally abused, pushed, shoved, their hi­jabs are be­ing pulled.” He said it was a “se­ri­ous prob­lem prob­a­bly in ev­ery pub­lic school in the coun­try.”

Dur­ing the April re­view, the school board made a rec­om­men­da­tion on how to deal with the sit­u­a­tion. Rather than ad­dress it as part of an over­all an­tibul­ly­ing is­sue, the school board in­stead fo­cused only on the Mus­lim stu­dents. What it rec­om­mended was an ex­ten­sive Is­lamic in­doc­tri­na­tion plan for the schools, place­ment of li­brary ma­te­ri­als tied specif­i­cally to this, and the dis­tri­bu­tion of spe­cial re­sources for the teach­ers in the re­gion. The plan, cre­ated with help from the Coun­cil on Amer­i­can-is­lamic Re­la­tions (CAIR), was ap­proved 4-0 in a quick re­view where no one in the au­di­ence said any­thing for or against the pro­posal.

What no one in the au­di­ence was made aware of is that CAIR has been linked to the Mus­lim Brother­hood and that doc­u­ments seized by the FBI prove that the Mus­lim Brother­hood is in­deed en­gaged in a well-funded long-term con­spir­acy to spread Is­lam through­out the United States and ul­ti­mately make it a Mus­lim na­tion. Nor were they in­formed that claims of school bul­ly­ing against Mus­lim stu­dents is pre­cisely the mech­a­nism be­ing used to in­tro­duce Is­lamic in­doc­tri­na­tion into Amer­i­can schools un­der the flag of mul­ti­cul­tur­al­ism and so­cial jus­tice.

Shortly af­ter the plan was ap­proved, the group Cit­i­zens for Qual­ity Ed­u­ca­tion San Diego sued the school district for the forced Is­lamiza­tion pro­gram. The grounds were that the pro­posal un­con­sti­tu­tion­ally gave a pref­er­ence to Is­lamic stu­dents in the an­tibul­ly­ing re­sponse over many other groups that may also be sub­ject to bul­ly­ing.

In its lat­est le­gal jab at the school district, filed on Fe­bru­ary 20, 2018, Cit­i­zens for Qual­ity Ed­u­ca­tion called CAIR, the de­vel­oper of the anti-is­lamic bul­ly­ing re­sponse, a “no­to­ri­ous sec­tar­ian or­ga­ni­za­tion.”

The ba­sis for what Beiser and the school board passed back in April 2017 was ap­par­ently a 2017 CAIR re­port that said there was sig­nif­i­cant ev­i­dence of in­creased bul­ly­ing of Mus­lim stu­dents in Cal­i­for­nia, in­clud­ing hav­ing their hi­jabs forcibly re­moved by ha­rassers. That

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