Three new independent reports all point in the same direction

March 7, 2016
Three new independent reports all point in the same direction

Information added to Accord's databank of information highlighting research into the consequences of faith school policy and practice include a wave of new reports all urging for greater religious inclusivity in the school system

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Exemption from lobbying restrictions highlight faith school privileges

February 26, 2016

The Accord Coalition has described the faith school sector of becoming the country's biggest and most powerful state funded lobby group and of having undue influence over Government policy.

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Catholic Archdiocesan report highlights religious cheating in admissions

February 19, 2016
Catholic Archdiocesan report highlights religious cheating in admissions

An Archdiocese of Dublin commissioned report has drawn attention to a link between the number of baptisms that the Church conducts and it schools rewarding pupil places on these grounds.

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Government rejects widespread calls for mandatory SRE

February 12, 2016
Government rejects widespread calls for mandatory SRE

The Government has again rejected making the provision of Sex and Relationships Education by state funded schools mandatory, despite widespread and renewed appeals.

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Double standards bring faith school’s future into doubt

February 4, 2016

Accord has warned that a failure by government to ensure faith schools reform and abide the same standards as other schools will further undermine faith school's position in society.

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