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DfE to bar unsuitable governors

by Margaret Holness, Education Correspondent

Posted: 27 Jun 2014 @ 12:19

THE Department for Education (DfE) is planning to introduce new powers to bar unsuitable people from running independent schools, a spokesman said this week. The statement came after the department confirmed that it was urgently investigating claims that the chairman of governors at the privately run Birmingham Muslim School, Ghoma Abdrabba, had been accused by the United States Treasury of misusing charitable funds.

Mr Abdrabba founded the school in 2001, ...

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