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Muslim parents send kids to CofE schools

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Many Muslim parents are sending their children to church schools, according to the CofE's chief education officer.

Nigel Genders said that Muslim parents "welcome the opportunity to send their children to a school which will ensure mutual understanding of faiths whilst being clear about the Christian heritage and underpinning narrative on which its ethos and values are based."

Muslim pupils outnumber Christian children in more than 30 church schools.

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