Sikhism in the classroom

New Jersey

The New Jersey State Board of Education (NJBOE) voted to adopt a statewide curriculum standard that includes Sikhism in September 2009. The adoption also marks the first time the Coalition has worked with the community to persuade a state to adopt curriculum standards that include Sikhism. Learn More »


The Texas Board of Education voted to include information on Sikhs and Sikh practices in the state mandated curriculum for public school students in May 2010. This marks a significant victory for the Sikh community as Sikhs and Sikhi has never before been included in the state-wide curriculum. In 2011, Texas students will learn about Sikhs at three points during their public school education. Learn More »


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