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French President Vows To Get Rid Of Homework

Posted 10.15.2012 | Education

French President François Hollande this week announced his plans to get rid of homework as part of his far-reaching education reforms, France 24 repo...

Parents Hold Teachers Hostage

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.08.2011 | Education

While people all over the world are "occupying" their local governments, police have refused to intervene after a group of parents have occupied the N...

French Students Protest Over Right To Wear Sexy Clothes

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

by Isabella Enock, The Independent Schools across France are facing revolts from students demanding the right to wear raunchy clothing banned by educ...

The Class: Inside the Walls of French Education

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The Class, despite its intentions to show dynamic pedagogy at work, reveals its the opposite: how "learning" in France consists of accumulating "facts."