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Initiatives such as Educate Together are to be welcomed, but their existence shouldn't preclude Catholic schools from pushing the boundaries of education, writes Catherine O'Mahony.

27th January, 2013
'Is it possible that by focusing on patronage alone, rather than on how and what our kids are taught, we might be missing the point?'

Primary school initiatives such as Educate Together are to be welcomed, but their existence shouldn't preclude Catholic schools from pushing the boundaries of education regardless

s a parent whose child attends a Catholic school, it's difficult not to be seduced by the Educate Together (ET) phenomenon. How modern the ET kids look, as they barrel their way into school in their colourful civvies, not a polyester-mix cardigan in an unflattering shade to be seen. How...

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