The decision by a Berlin Waldorf school, the child of an AfD politician to reject, after evaluation of the Berlin Senate, on the purely legal and completely fine.
the approach of the school was not objectionable on this level”,” told the Senate education administration on Thursday. The result was a valuation of the Case.
private schools have the right to the selection of their students. The General equal treatment act (AGG) was only “of limited use”, namely “in the case of discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin,” it said. Private schools might organise their teaching in terms of educational goals, worldview, methods, and content independently. This freedom also applies to the selection of the students. The “daily mirror” had first reported about it.
The Waldorf school was rejected after lengthy discussions, from teachers and parents, the recording of the child of the Berlin AfD members. The reason given was in the last autumn, the school can see no way that the child attended the associated Waldorf Kindergarten, with the necessary objectivity and impartiality.
Berlin education Senator Sandra Scheeres (SPD), saw the decision was “very critical”. The Federation of Waldorf schools had declared, he wishes that the school consider your decision again. The Berlin AfD group Chairman Georg Pazderski language of “exclusion and guilt by Association”.