The Evidence Base on the Effects of Policy and Practice in Faith Schools

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 54 Number 1 (2012)

The Evidence Base on the Effects of Policy and Practice in Faith Schools
PAUL PETTINGER, pages 113-120
https://doi.org/10.2304/forum.2012.54.1.113

Abstract

This article analyses some of the common assertions made in the public debate about the merits and disadvantages of faith schools and tests them against actual research findings. It argues that there is a growing body of evidence showing that current policy and practice in faith schools creates social division and that faith schools need to do more to respect the rights and beliefs of staff, pupils and their families.

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PAUL PETTINGER (2012) The Evidence Base on the Effects of Policy and Practice in Faith Schools, FORUM, 54(1), 113-120. https://doi.org/10.2304/forum.2012.54.1.113

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