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Creationism in schools 1 18th November 2004  In his article on the proposed Conisbrough academy (December), Andrew Brown says that academies select on ability only to a limited extent. He fails, however, to mention the crucial fact that Vardy’s and other academies can expel disruptive or defiant pupils much more easily than LEA schools. This confers an advantage to academies that cannot be overestimated.  Michael Davenport  East Linton  Creationism in schools 2 18th November 2004  Andrew Brown downplays the significance of the motivation of those religious organisations which sponsor city academies, but the desire to influence the curriculum is clearly stated in…

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