Wednesday 1 March 2017

Quotes of the week

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Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan. Photo: Steve Humphreys
Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan. Photo: Steve Humphreys

A look back at the past week in quotes

"I recognise the right of denominational schools to protect their ethos. But we need to look at the Equal Status Act to ensure that parents feel they don't have to baptise their children into a religion they don't believe in just to get a place in their local school."

- Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan calling for new laws to ensure denominational schools set aside places for local children not of the religion.

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