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No outright ban of niqab in school

by Margaret Holness Education Correspondent

NEW government guidelines on school uniform, published last week, say the policy must be decided by governors, who may be justified in banning face veils in the classroom (News, 9 March). The guidance failed to rule decisively on the issue, which has been the subject of three recent court cases — in each of which the school’s decision to ban the veil was upheld (

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