First free school for Muslims gets the go-ahead amid fears over 'segregated schooling''Extremely bad news' say teaching unions
Half of all pupils will be admitted because of their faith
By Daily Mail Reporter
The first free school for Muslims in the country will open in Blackburn, Lancashire, next year.
The business case for Tauheedul Islam Boys' School in Darwen has been approved by the Government.
But opponents have described the decision as 'extremely bad news' for community cohesion and claim it will deprive state schools of vital funds.