Share 'NYC Push for School Holiday for Chinese New Year. How About St. Patrick's Day?'
I've watched with great interest the push that's recently emerged to declare the Lunar New Year and the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitre school holidays in New York City, The former, marking the launch of a new year according to the Chinese calendar, is a major celebration in Chinese communities worldwide.
Left, photo of then-Mayor Mike Bloomburg courtesy New York City Mayor's Office
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