Islamic school shut

An independent East Sussex Islamic school raided by police as part of an anti-terror operation last year has been closed by the Government, ministers have announced. The Jameah Islameah school at Mark Cross, near Crowborough, East Sussex, was shut down after the school failed to follow an improvement action plan. It is now illegal for the school, which was raided by police last September, to continue to operate, the Department for Education and Skills said.

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