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The man tasked with boosting America's relationship with Muslim communities across the globe has paid a visit to a Birmingham school at the centre of the Trojan Horse scandal.

Shaarik Zafar, US Secretary of State John Kerry's special representative to Muslim Communities, met with pupils and staff at Park View - one of the five schools plunged in special measures by education watchdog Ofsted in April last year.

Park View is battling back after the allegations of a plot by hardline Muslims to take over governing bodies, and is set to change its name to Rockwood Academy in September.


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