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Thousands of Muslims gather to pray and celebrate Eid al-Adha inside the Discovery Sports Center in Boyds on Oct. 15, 2013. (Photo by Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Islamic Holiday Not Included in Montgomery Co. School Calendar

The Muslim community in Montgomery County didn’t get the results it wanted to make a major Islamic holy day an official school holiday.


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Muslim Families Push for School Holiday in Montgomery County

Muslim families in Montgomery County are pushing to make the Islamic holy day Eid al-Adha a full-fledged school holiday.