Ministers launch inquiries into 'extremist schools'
Education 'hit squads' are being sent into schools by Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, to root out conservative Islamic practices
Teams of inspectors are to be sent into dozens of schools over fears that children are being "radicalised".
Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, has prepared the way for inspectors to penalise institutions where "religious conservatism" may be getting in the way of teaching.
The move, reported by The Sunday Times, comes as the Department for Education investigates a series of schools over an alleged "Islamic takeover plot" in Birmingham.
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