Liberal Democrats vote to end religious selection amongst state schools | Jay Harman

The Liberal Democrats have passed new party policy to support an end to religious selection in state-funded schools in England. The policy also calls for all state schools to teach impartial education about religious and non-religious worldviews that is inspected by Ofsted, for much stricter limits on religious discrimination in ‘faith’ school employment, and for the current legal requirement for schools to hold daily acts of collective worship to be repealed. The Fair Admissions Campaign (FAC) has welcomed the result.

The party was presented with three different options on the policy on…

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