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Strategies Differ At Two Islamic Schools In England

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Strategies Differ At Two Islamic Schools In England

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Strategies Differ At Two Islamic Schools In England

Strategies Differ At Two Islamic Schools In England

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The British government is funding a number of Islamic schools, where children are segregated by gender and receive Islamic teaching. Proponents say it's an excellent way of expanding education in the Muslim community, especially for girls. Opponents say it encourages segregation in an already difficult religious and racial situation. Two taxpayer-funded schools in Leicester, England, approach Islamic religious education in different ways.