30. Islamist MPs in Kuwait attack school curricula reforms and the Minister of Education turns down calls for canceling music lessons

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30. Islamist MPs in Kuwait attack school curricula reforms and the Minister of Education turns down calls for canceling music lessons
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2003
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52
Article number: 
30
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p. 1,8
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December 30, 2003
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The Kuwaiti National Assembly witnessed a very heated debate over educational strategy and reform of school curricula. The 14-member Islamic parliamentary bloc stressed that it will use its constitutional tools against the Minister of Education in case he was influenced by claims that the current school curricula leads to terrorism.

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Yesterday, the Kuwaiti National Assembly witnessed a very heated debate over educational strategy and reform of school curricula.

The 14-member Islamic parliamentary bloc stressed that it will use its constitutional tools against the Minister of Education in case he supports claims that the current school curricula leads to terrorism. The general coordinator of the Islamic parliamentary bloc, MP Faysal Al-Muslim, announced that his bloc rejects lessening the amount of Islamic material in school curricula.