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Survey Finds Muslim Students In California Are Subject To Bullying
by Erik Anderson
A new survey by the California branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations found that half of the Muslim American students who responded are subject to some form of bullying or bias at school.
The survey was distributed by the group to California mosques, and tried to pinpoint incidents of bias-based bullying like joking about terrorists, clothing or religious practices.
Nearly 500 Muslim students ages 11 to 18 who attend public school responded to the 10-question survey. Only 1 percent of the respondents were from San Diego. The survey found that while Muslim American students have a generally positive experience in schools, there are exceptions.
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