Mavericks High Schools is a group of for-profit charter schools in Florida operated by Mavericks in Education, an organization headquartered in West Palm Beach, in Greater Miami. Mavericks schools use an online curriculum. Francis W. "Frank" Biden, the brother of former Vice President of the United States Joe Biden, markets the chain. The Sun-Sentinel reported on the for-profit chain's use of an online educational model and low graduation rates in 2014. Krista Morton, principal of The Mavericks High of Palm Springs, was arrested for smoking cannabis and being topless with a student in her car in 2017. Morton had been principal at another problem charter school before being hired by Mavericks. Schools in Greater Miami Mavericks High of North Miami-Dade County Mavericks High of South Miami-Dade County Mavericks High of Central Broward County Mavericks High of North Broward County Mavericks High of Palm Beach County Schools in Greater Orlando Mavericks High of Osceola County Schools in Pinellas County Mavericks High of North Pinellas County Mavericks High of South Pinellas County Mavericks High Schools Marshall, Tom.
"NEW CHARTER SCHOOL PROPOSED." St. Petersburg Times. August 14, 2008. Hernando Times 1. Rab, Lisa. "Mavericks High Schools Hope to Profit From Education – But at What Cost?" Broward Palm Beach New Times. Thursday December 29, 2011
Islam in the Indian Ocean was established by Muslim sea merchants well before the European discovery of Seychelles. However, unlike in other island states including the Comoros and Maldives, there were no permanent inhabitants in Seychelles until the French settlement in 1770. Today, the Muslim population of the islands is reported to be only 1.1% 900 people. Many of its island neighbors in the southern Indian Ocean, including Comoros, the Maldives and Zanzibar, have a much larger Muslim influence because of their colonization by Muslims, before European colonization. Mauritius has a much higher Muslim population due to the importation of labour from British India on a scale not seen in Seychelles; the government of Seychelles allows 15 minutes of religious broadcasting every Friday for the Muslim community. US Government report in Religious Freedom in Seychelles