Some time back, the British Humanist Association and the Fair Admissions Campaign produced a report, since acknowledged by the Department for Education to be true, showing that a huge majority of religiously selective schools in England are breaking the law in their selection process. 1,150 more words
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The recent case of an Orthodox Jewish school that went from Ofsted’s very highest ranking to its lowest within one inspection raises uncomfortable questions.
On 9th March 2016 Lord Watson of Invergowrie asked Her Majesty’s Government “why they are proposing to prevent some parents and organisations from objecting to violations of the School Admissions Code”. 354 more words
WHAT A DANGEROUS ENVIORNMENT MUSLIM KIDS ARE DWELLING!! CAN ANYONE IMAGINE?
HOW CAN SOME ONE RUIN THESE INNOCENT LIVES ALL IN THE NAME OF SOME CONCOCTED RELIGIOUS IDEOLOGY? 24 more words
The British Humanist Association’s campaign to have state funded faith schools closed seems like a classic “won’t somebody think of the children!” moment, but from the perspective of individual liberty (within the confines of the UK’s democracy) it is troubling and even somewhat sinister. 1,878 more words