All that being said, let's discuss what's taking place in a New York City public school. In this particular school, one language is mandatory, and guess which one it is? Now, why on earth do NYC kids need to learn Arabic? Yes, that's what I said -- Arabic!!
Spanish could be understandable, but Arabic? How often would they need to be familiar with that language? Unless, of course, the school system is preparing the students for a Sharia-dominated future which requires the public to speak in Arabic. When we make phone calls in the future, will we be told "For English, press '1'; for Spanish, press '2'; and for Arabic, press '3'"?
Read all about it from Atlas Shrugs:
NYC PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GETS FIRST MANDATORY ARABIC CLASSES
In a federally funded program, students will now be required to take Arabic in elementary school. Mandatory Arabic? Your taxpayerdollars at work to advance Islamic culture. Islamic supremacism on the march in the public .
Mark Steyn discussed this very thing when we were fighting an Arabic public school in Brooklyn here in (Pamela Hall led the charge and took the incriminating photo of the "intifada NYC' tee-shirt that led to the prinicpal Almontaser's ouster). Steyn explained the real implications of an "Arabic school and the Arabic language" here in my interview with him.
"It shows how we mischaracterized, we willfully misunderstand Islam. Yes, on foreign language school -- a school or a french language school -- but in fact Arabic is more than a language. It is explicated the language of Islam, so in that sense it is part of the Islamic religious imperial project. Islamization advances through the Arabic language. And you go all kinds of places that aren't in the Arab world now, like Pakistan, Indonesia, Central Asia, the Balkans, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Canada and the United States, and you will here those Imams preaching in Arabic. Arabic is not just another language like French or Italian, it is the spearhead of an ideological project that is deeply opposed to the United States."of it, yes, Arabic is a language. In a sense there would be no difference between opening a
Look what they are doing in Harlem in all places. Do you think the children will be talk that blacks are referred to as their abid (slave) and abeed (slaves) in Arabic.
NYC gets first elementary school Arabic classes Wall Journal (hat tip Jeff)NEW YORK — An elementary school in Harlem is the first in New York City to offer regular Arabic-language.City officials are joining founders of the program at Public School 368 for an official announcement Wednesday.The program is sponsored by the educational nonprofit Global Language Project and by the Qatar Foundation International.Second-graders at P.S. 368 have been learning Arabic in a 10-week pilot program. All the students in the second through fifth grades will learn Arabic starting in the fall. They will have two 45-minute Arabic classes each week.Global Languages Project founder Angela Jackson said the Arabic classes will be a draw for parents.Several New York City high schools teach Arabic, and the Khalil Gibran Internationalin Brooklyn offers Arabicinstruction to seventh- and eighth-graders.
Khalil Gibran International Academy in Brooklyn was the first public school madrassah that failed and was forced to close. Is the Wall Street Journal shilling for this garbage?