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Trojan Horse: Schools will have legal duty to fight extremism
New laws will place every school under a legal duty to fight against extremism, Home Secretary Theresa May has announced.
The move follows the Trojan Horse scandal in Birmingham where a Government inquiry found city schools had been targeted by a "co-ordinated, deliberate and sustained" campaign to introduce "an intolerant and aggressive Islamic ethos into a few schools".
In a major speech setting out the Government's new anti-terrorism strategy, Ms May said a new Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill would place a statutory duty on schools, colleges, universities, prisons and local councils to deal with extremism.
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