Education reform

Education reform - French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer’s school reform bill, nicknamed the law for "putting trust back into schools", has been put to a vote in the French Senate. But school unions say they are concerned by aspects of the bill. Blanquer’s “trust back into schools” bill was passed by the National Assembly in February and goes before senators this week. However, many teachers and parents are voicing serious concerns about key elements of the draft bill. The main primary school unions are calling on teachers, parents and local elected officials to demonstrate against it on May 18.

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Evening Update Friday 24 May

An accident involving several vehicle caused disruption on the A8 motorway this afternoon Evening Update Friday 24 May Read More

24/05/2019

French and Riviera News Friday 24th May 2019

The mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi has denied reports that he has been involved in talks with British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe over the purchase of ... French and Riviera News Friday 24th May 2019 Read More

24/05/2019

Evening Update

Industrial action by taxi drivers has been announced for next Tuesday Evening Update Read More

23/05/2019

French and Riviera News Thursday 23rd May 2019

Nice airport has increased controls on taxis and VTC vehicles. The move comes following a dispute between the two professions will led to them blockin... French and Riviera News Thursday 23rd May 2019 Read More

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Evening Update Wednesday 22 May

Four firefighters have been given suspended prison sentences by a court in Nice Evening Update Wednesday 22 May Read More

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