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Catholic authorities to challenge Schools Adjudicator rulings in court

January 13, 2017
Catholic authorities to challenge Schools Adjudicator rulings in court

The Catholic Education Service of England and Wales is to support a judicial review of recent rulings from the Office of the Schools Adjudicator that have found against aspects of the Certificate of Catholic Practice.

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New evidence added to databank of faith schools research

January 6, 2017
New evidence added to databank of faith schools research

Several new and insightful pieces of information have this week been added to Accord's databank of evidence on the policy implications of state funded faith schools and their practices.

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Faith school head teacher forced out for remarrying

December 23, 2016
Faith school head teacher forced out for remarrying

A head teacher at a state funded Catholic primary school has been prevented from remaining in post for having remarried after a divorce.

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Accord welcomes EHRC call to curtail teacher discrimination laws

December 16, 2016
Accord welcomes EHRC call to curtail teacher discrimination laws

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has criticised the laws that allow state funded faith schools in Britain to religiously discriminate in the recruitment and employment of teachers and urged that they be changed.

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Casey Review urges Government action to tackle school segregation

December 5, 2016
Casey Review urges Government action to tackle school segregation

A UK Government commissioned integration report has urged that changes be made to education policy to tackle segregation between schools.

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