A Muslim Family says a Chicago Public School teacher singled out their son as resembling a terrorist and says it hopes a federal civil rights hearing will end with the teacher’s dismissal.
The family of a 13-year-old Muslim student who claims that a former teacher singled him out as a “terrorist” during a 6th grade history class in the spring called for the woman’s firing after meeting with Chicago Public Schools officials and a federal mediator for several hours Thursday.
A Chicago public school student says his teacher used him as an example of a terrorist a class.
The child is an Arab-Muslim and says he was intimidated and isolated from classmates after the incident.
The 13-year-old student, Saleh Choudhary, said because of the April 6 incident, he has been intimidated and isolated by his peers, NBC5’s Anthony Ponce reported.
A Chicago teacher is under fire for singling out the only Muslim student in her class while talking about the Middle East. The teacher has now been reassigned to another school. However, the young boy’s family is demanding answers.
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