Home-Schooling Attracts Muslims

August 16, 2009

Author: Julia Duin

Source: The Washington Times


Throughout the month of Ramadan, which begins Friday, the Cattaneo children won't have to worry about explaining to teachers and friends why they're fasting every day.

That's because they're home-schooled, part of a growing trend among Muslim families.

"We wanted a more religious-based influence on our kids' lives," said Ismail Cattaneo, their father. "It's the same reason the Christians have."