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The Department for Education (DfE) is appealing against a ruling of the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) that the DfE was wrong to refuse a Freedom of Information (FOI) request about Steiner schools.
In a major ruling, the British Humanist Association (BHA) has won its case against the Department for Education (DfE) over its refusal to publish a list of all groups proposing to establish Free Schools. In a judgement today, the Information Tribunal ruled that the DfE must publish the names, locations and religions of all groups that have applied to run one.
Department for Education acknowledges 87% of objections to school admissions labelled ‘vexatious’ by Education Secretary were upheld by adjudicator
In response to a parliamentary question tabled in the House of Lords, the Department for Education (DfE) has at last conceded that the overwhelming majority of objections submitted to school admission policies by the British Humanist Association (BHA) and Fair Admissions Campaign (FAC) correctly identified breaches of the law.
Department for Education ordered to amend ‘misleading’ faith school figures by UK Statistics Authority following BHA complaint
The Department for Education (DfE) has been forced to amend its education green paper by the UK Statistics Authority, following a complaint made by the British Humanist Association (BHA) over the ‘misleading’ figures it presents on the impact of religious selection at ‘faith’ schools.