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The teachers asking pupils to make the case for Christmas have a lesson for us all | Gaby Hinsliff

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Truths long held to be self-evident are under threat by conspiracy theorists and populists, and we are out of practice at defending themChristmas is cancelled. There can’t be many headteachers who haven’t occasionally longed to type those three words and press “send”. ’Tis the season of precious teaching time disappearing down the plughole of nativity play rehearsals, carol services, and Christmas craft days that leave glitter trodden inextricably deep into the carpets. Is it really worth the hassle? But only
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