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Sec Ed: Is the Prevent duty in education fit for purpose?

The long-term presence of the Prevent duty in education in the UK has meant that there has been an increase of 16% for referrals of young people and children, year-on-year, but disturbing cases of students being persecuted for legitimate protest or making flippant remarks raise fears that deep prejudice has infected the government’s anti-terrorism strategy, writes Peter Radford.