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Author Glenn, Charles Leslie, 1938- author.

Title Muslim educators in American communities / Charles L. Glenn, Boston University
Published Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc., [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 247 pages)
Contents Cover; Muslim Educators in American Communities; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Muslim Presence; Chapter 2: Islamic Schools in the West; Chapter 3: Moral Framework of American Islamic Schools; Chapter 4: Developing Private Virtue; Chapter 5: Teacher Practice and Student Identity Development; Chapter 6: Developing Public Virtue; Chapter 7: Reflections on the Moral Ecology of Islamic Schools; Chapter 8: Conclusions and Policy Implications; Chapter 9: Immigrant Educational Entrepreneurs; Glossary; References; About the Authors
Summary "Political rhetoric and popular concern about the presence in the United States of immigrants from predominantly-Muslim societies has remained largely detached from the actual reality of the lives and contributions of these immigrants and their children. The studies presented here seek to correct this ignorant reaction by presenting objective information from schools that such immigrants have created and sustained. The first looked at seven explicitly-Islamic secondary schools, focusing on the formation of character and American citizenship, while the other studied public charter schools established by immigrants from Turkey, focusing on academic results"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Education, Secondary -- United States.
Ethnic schools -- United States
Islamic education -- United States
Muslim educators -- United States
Muslims -- Education (Secondary) -- United States
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Education, Secondary.
Ethnic schools.
Islamic education.
Muslim educators.
United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018038057
ISBN 1641133635