By LAURA CLARK – Daily Mail (U.K.)
[British school] children will be taught race relations and multiculturalism with every subject they study—from Spanish to science—under controversial changes to the school curriculum announced by the Government. In music and art, they could have to learn Indian and Chinese songs and instruments, and West Africandrumming. In maths and science, key Muslim contributions such algebra and the number zero will be emphasized to counter Islamophobia.
And in English, pupils will study literature on the experiences of migration—such as Zadie Smith’s novel White Teeth, or Brick Lane, by Monica Ali. One critic accused Education Secretary Alan Johnson of ‘politicizing’ lessons with the new agenda. Tory MP Douglas Carswell, a member of the Commons education select committee, said “schools will be vehicles for multicultural propaganda and classrooms turned into ‘laboratories for politically-correct thought”.
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