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The Accord Coalition which works for the reform of faith schools, and of which Ekklesia was a founder member, has published a comprehensive review of evidence on faith schools.
The C of E's newly released guidance on pupil admission policies for its schools fails to substantiate earlier commitments to reduce discrimination.
Peers have highlighted concerns about the way the Education Bill could allow schools, and notably faith schools, to operate in narrow and exclusive ways.
University College London and the Accord Coalition on inclusive schooling are teaming up to host a major panel debate on the role of religion in education.
Research shows that religious discrimination in schools presents a big barrier to integration, and that ethnic segregation in English schools is entrenched.
The Accord Coalition has sent a briefing to MPs ahead of the Report Stage and third reading of the Education Bill in the House Commons this Wednesday.
Inclusive education advocates have welcomed a 'radical' suggestion from the Bishop of Oxford, that church schools should severely limit religious selection.
The Accord Coalition says it is "deeply disappointed" that parliament will not look at Education Bill amendments to keep schools open to the whole community.