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Academic selection 'damages Catholic education sector'

#1  Postby DougC » Nov 16, 2013 1:23 am

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-24948704
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The Catholic education sector will be damaged if academic selection remains, according to some primary school principals.
Catholic bishops have called for politicians to agree on a better system of transfer to post-primary schools.
In a Catholic Principals Association survey, 63% of those who responded agreed failure to end selection would have adverse consequences.

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Re: Academic selection 'damages Catholic education sector'

#2  Postby Greyman » Nov 16, 2013 2:32 am

Okay... What is academic selection? And why would it undermine church teaching? What's going on over that side of the world?
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