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Integrated schools offer way forward

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Irish Times |

Northern Ireland remains a deeply divided society in several major respects, most notably in its educational system Excerpt: In 2002-2003, 94 per cent of Protestant children attended what are in effect Protestant schools, whether they were state-controlled or voluntary, while the equivalent figure for Catholic children was 92 per cent. It has long been assumed that educational segregation affects wider political and social attitudes, which have life-long consequences. Many believe the quality of life could be modified and improved by more integrated schooling. Click here for more (subscription required): Irish Times

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