Federal Panel Finds NY Dept. of Education Discriminated Against Arabic School Principal

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Debbie Almontaser, founding principal of the Khalil Gibran International Academy.

Debbie Almontaser, founding principal of the Khalil Gibran International Academy.

from DemocracyNow.org:

The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled the New York City Department of Education discriminated against the founding principal of an Arabic-language school in Brooklyn by forcing her to resign in 2007. In a non-binding ruling, the commission said the city had discriminated against the principal, Debbie Almontaser, “on account of her race, religion and national origin.” We speak with Almontaser and her attorney, Alan Levine.

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