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Record numbers of parents choose home schooling because “Wales is at war over a dead language”

In the United Kingdom, the number of children being home schooled has leapt by 40% in the last three years.

In Wales, which regularly ranks lowest in the UK in terms of education, the trend is even more startling.

I visited Wales to learn why more and more regular mums were pulling their children out of the system.

The truth was surprising:

Wales is at war over a dead language. The nationalists are obsessed with making children speak Welsh, parents are bullied into silence, English stream schools are being closed and despite falling standards and results, the government wants there to be a million Welsh speakers by 2050.

I asked the people of Wales, what’s going on? What’s the point of Welsh?

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