EDUCATION

Liberals now want a stop for all privately-run religious schools

2:33 min
  • The center-right Liberal Party wants to tighten its policy on privately-run schools with a religious profile, by dismantling them during the next four years.

  • In Sweden, the school system is publicly funded but private actors can open and operate their own schools that receive taxpayer money.

  • The Liberal party leadership also proposes carving out an exception for schools that are linked with one of Sweden's five recognized national minorities.