Establishing schools in which the religions of non-Muslims are studied

Question 47: Some Muslims in India establish non-Islaamic modern schools which are authorized by the Indian government. To obtain such an authorization, they pay a large sum of money to the government by virtue of which the government grants authorization. Afterwards, school officials define a large sum of money as the school acceptance fees. Acceptance is conditional upon the fact that the acceptance test be made by the government and that the school be delivered a significant governmental certificate. However, after the test is made and the certificate is delivered, there remains a considerable sum of money from acceptance fees paid by students which the school officials take, justifying it to be all a commercial transaction.

What is the ruling on such a transaction? Is it permissible for those officials to eat up such money?

Answer: It is not permissible for Muslims to open schools to teach disbelievers religions. Undoubtedly, this falls under helping one another in sin and transgression. Moreover, money acquired through such schools is ill-gotten… read more here.

Enrolling one’s children in the schools of non-Muslims

Question 30: What is the ruling on a Muslim man who sends his son or daughter to a French or English school that does not conform with Islaamic teachings? His purpose is that his children may have a better future.

Answer: It is obligatory upon a father to bring up his children, males and females, according to Islaamic teachings… read more here.