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Comment 5 by mmurray :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voluntary_aided_school

It seems this lets religious institutions get their cake and eat it too.

Michael

I guess it depends on what "having greater influence over the school" means... do the benefactors get to pick the textbooks? Write the school code? Pick what class are taught?

It does appear to be a generous loophole to allow theism to be taught in schools, as many of these voluntary aided schools are "Catholic" schools. Great citation, Michael... it was a real eye-opener.

Thu, 08 Mar 2012 16:19:07 UTC | #925397