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Holidays’ Names Stricken From Maryland School District Calendar

Christmas and Easter have been stricken from next year’s school calendar in Montgomery County, Md. So have Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah.

Montgomery’s Board of Education voted 7 to 1 Tuesday to eliminate references to all religious holidays on the published calendar for 2015-2016, a decision that followed a request from Muslim community leaders to give equal billing to the Muslim holy day of Eid al-Adha.