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I don't get it

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Submitted by Anne Lieberman (United States), May 23, 2007 at 07:29

Here's what I don't get -- In an interview with The Brooklyn Paper's Dana Rubinstein, KGIA principal Debbie Almontaser stated that "The language aspect ... will take place during our extended day, from 3 to 5 pm."

Excuse me? In what is purported to be an Arabic language school, the language aspect relegated to after school? I'm curious: Are after-school activities considered private, and not subject to the purview of the Board of Ed? What's up with this?

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