A view of San Francisco Unified School District's Mission High School from Dolores Park. (Photo/Flickr-Don Barrett CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

San Francisco school board votes to close schools on two Muslim holidays

The San Francisco school board voted Tuesday to recognize two Muslim holidays and close schools and administrative offices on those days beginning in the 2023-2024 school year. Arab activist and community groups, including representatives from San Francisco’s Arab Resource and Organizing Center, celebrated the decision. “This resolution demonstrates that racial justice is not just a…
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