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Inclusive Education: Divisive Faith Schools Are The Elephant In The Room

And let’s not forget, the faith schools that Theresa May wants to open will be our local schools. All this talk of ‘parental choice’ is a red herring. Religiously selective schools choose pupils, often on the basis of a baptism certificate or a parent’s churchgoing activities. And besides, however ‘inclusive’ faith schools claim to be, the simple fact is many parents don’t want somebody else’s religion imposed on their children whilst at school. Faith schools limit choice for many parents, not least the rapidly growing non-religious majority.

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