Civil rights group says CSDHS shrugged off assault against Muslim student

A Muslim civil rights and advocacy group is claiming Dorchester school officials failed to protect a Muslim student from “Islamophobic” attacks, but the county’s school superintendent says the teen’s mother has refused to talk with the school system and is working through an attorney. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), in a June 11 press release, said Cambridge-South Dorchester High School staffers failed to protect the 15-year-old student of Moroccan descent. The mother reported a pattern of physical and verbal assaults against her child to school officials, and they “downplayed the gravity of the incidents,” according to CAIR. (Star Dem.)

Read Full Article