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The school lesson is entitled: "Why Did Islam Spread So Quickly?" It is a lesson being met with controversy.

One Ozarks parent is saying that Islam should not be taught in schools as part of history in world religion. It's part of a core curriculum class in Nixa Public Schools for junior high and high school students.

Nixa School District Officials said it is part of a history course: "Religion in the Middle East."


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