NJ officials admit mistake: There would have been 'no downside' to closing schools for Muslim holiday
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Fulop: not closing schools for Muslim holiday a 'missed opportunity'

JERSEY CITY -- The school board's recent decision not to close the public-school district for the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday is a "missed opportunity" to celebrate the diversity of Jersey City, Mayor Steve Fulop said this week. Fulop and the City Council had urged the school board to shutter the 28,000-student district today to commemorate Eid…