The Education Ministry, in response to the controversy surrounding VUC Lyngby's niqab ban, has written to Ritzau to clarify that the school's decision is not in violation of any rules.

The ban, which has caused a stir on VUC Lyngby's Facebook page, has invited impassioned responses on both sides of the debate and drawn international attention.

Well within their rights

However, according to the Education Ministry, it is completely up to the individual educational institutions whether or not they want to enforce bans on the niqab.

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