The United States educational system is undergoing its greatest
crisis to date. Schools in both the public and private sectors have felt the
effect of this plight. While public schools struggle with plummeting
international rankings and national dictates such as No Child Left Behind,
private schools continue to try to meet the demands for a more modest social
climate and a more rigorous academic curriculum. Muslims have recently entered into
the fray, aiming to establish private institutions that not only foster an
enriching academic environment but also pro mote essential Islamic values.
However, as a growing academic community in this country, there is much for us
to learn from the giants who have preceded us.
The Islamic School Resource Guide: Developing Schools and
Educational Excellence has been written with the intention of providing
fledgling This text also serves as a model for experienced Islamic schools by
showcasing an array of effective methods and practices implemented by various
Islamic schools across the country.