French town near Paris votes to have school uniforms

French town near Paris votes to have school uniforms
 

Parents in a town near Paris have voted in favour of school uniforms for their pre-teen children - a rare development in French state education.
Six primary schools in Provins, teaching children from age six to 11, will adopt the dress code in November.
On Sunday the education minister, Jean-Michel Blanquer, said schools must be free to introduce school uniforms, but the government would not rule on it.
Most children in the EU, apart from the UK, do not wear school uniforms.
French news website LCI says the Provins children - 759 in total - will be encouraged, but not forced, to wear a... read more

 
5 June 2018 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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