“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Say what?
In about two weeks we will be releasing our textbook analysis report entitled “Education or Indoctrination? The Treatment of Islam in 6th through 12th Grade American Textbooks.” This report is the culmination of three and one-half years of planning, research, writing and editing.
Here’s just one example of what our research found.
When dealing with the 9/11 terrorist attack, the textbooks routinely omit any reference to the fact that the terrorists were Muslims or that they were acting in the cause of Islamic jihad. Imagine textbooks in 1951 teaching about the attack on Pearl Harbor and neglecting to mention that the attack was perpetrated by the Japanese Imperial Navy.
When the report is released, you will be able to view and download:
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