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Governers from Derby's Al-Madinah faith school will not make women wear head scarves
by Ella Rhodes
Governors from the controversial Muslim free school Al-Madinah have said they will change their policy on female teachers wearing head scarves.
The announcement comes after a letter warning the school that it faced closure unless it stopped discriminating against female staff and pupils.
Education Minister Lord Nash set out 17 issues for the school to consider, which included an end to "unacceptable" teaching standards.
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