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Parents are withdrawing children from religion lessons over objections to the teaching of Islam

Parents are withdrawing children from religion lessons over objections to the teaching of Islam

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
04/01/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

An investigation is expected into how many parents are refusing to allow their children to learn about Islam, as part of their normal religious education lessons, and how many are withdrawing from associated school trips - and why. The details emerged in a report from the standing advisory council into religious education which is being presented to  Council.