Schools 'to drop gathering nationality data'

Schools 'to drop gathering nationality data'
 

Privacy campaigners say that the Department for Education is going to stop requiring schools in England to collect data about pupils' nationality.
The Against Borders for Children campaign had warned the information could be used to check on the immigration status of pupils.
Human rights pressure group Liberty hailed it as a "victory" after legal challenges and calls for a boycott.
The Department for Education would not confirm reports of the policy change.
A report in Schools Week says schools will be told in the next few weeks they no longer have to collect the data.
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9 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 78
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