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Teacher spills beans about Islamic classes

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  1. Revmitchell

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    http://kstp.com/article/stories/S407036.shtml?cat=1

    Metro charter school accused of teaching Islam

    A Star Tribune newspaper column has prompted a state investigation into a charter school. A substitute teacher said a school in Inver Grove Heights is blurring the line of separation of church and state.

    Being a charter school Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, or TIZA, is supported by tax dollars. The teacher told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS the presence of religion she observed at the school took her by surprise.

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    "I've been in a lot of schools and I've never been in a school where they had washing rituals, or they had prayer, or where they had a room where you had to take your shoes off," Getz said.

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    State law requires the school to fly an American flag during school hours, however no flag flies outside of TIZA Academy.

    Zaman told 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS he didn’t know how to work the flagpole.
     
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    It's not that he doesn't know how to work the flagpole. Rather, he knows how not to operate it.
     
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