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April 07, 2006

Curb influence of religions in schools, says NUT

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Curb influence of religions in schools, says NUT

Rebecca Smithers, education editor
Friday April 7, 2006
The Guardian

Teachers are to call for an end to state funding for faith schools in an attempt to halt the growing influence of religious organisations in education and end the controversial teaching of creationism.

Britain's biggest teaching union, the National Union of Teachers, warned yesterday that religious fundamentalists were gaining control of state schools - predominantly through the government's city academy programme - and some private businesses had too much influence over the curriculum.

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http://education.guardian.co.uk/schools/story/0,,1748953,00.html

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