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This is about giving five-year-olds the right to attend their local school

Published 01/12/2015 | 02:30

Why should such a simple idea as allowing a five-year-old to attend the nearest school cause such problems?
Why should such a simple idea as allowing a five-year-old to attend the nearest school cause such problems?

Is there more than one way to crack a nut?

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Particularly one that has proven as hard, in some areas at least, as offering parents the choice of enrolling their child into the nearest school, without religious strings attached?

Why should such a simple idea as allowing a five-year-old to attend the nearest school cause such problems?

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