Amsterdam Islamic college parents find new schools

Nearly all the children attending Amsterdam’s only Islamic secondary school have found a new school to go to when it closes this year, local television station AT5 said.

Parents of some 90 of the children affected had declared they planned to teach their children at home, leading city council officials to threaten them with legal action.
Home schooling is illegal in the Netherlands unless parents can prove there is no school that fits their beliefs within 20 km.

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