TITLE

Okla. District Sued Over Student Who Wants to Wear Head Veil

AUTHOR(S)
Hurst, Marianne D.
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Education Week;11/19/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The parents of a Muslim 6th grader who was suspended in October for wearing a veil to school have filed a lawsuit against the 6,300-student Muskogee, Oklahoma, school district. The suit, filed last month in the U.S. District Court in Muskogee by the Rutherford Institute, a Charlottesville, Virginia-based legal-advocacy group, alleges that the district violated Nashala Hearn's right to freedom of religion. It requests that the girl be allowed to wear a veil in school and have her record expunged.
ACCESSION #
11618050

 

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