Nicky Morgan launches 'educate against hate' website as Government ramps up its drive against extremism in schools
Mrs Morgan said she believed schools are entitled to ban Muslim girls from wearing face veils, as it was important for children to be able to see their teacher's mouth
The government launched an "educate against hate" website today as the Government ramps up its drive against extremism in schools.
Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, gave a speech this morning at the Bethnal Green Academy, which came to public attention in 2015 when four of its pupils fled to Syria to become "jihadi brides".
The website warns parents and teachers about "excessive time spent online or on mobile phones" as well as being wary of children with a "susceptibility to conspiracy theories and a feeling of persecution".
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