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LIt did not take lengthy for the criticism to seem, as did the apologies. Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, attacked over the non-public education of her kids, “regrets” having “could have hurt certain teachers in public education” and assures that she’s going to “always” be “alongside” “ public school and its teachers,” in an announcement despatched to Agence France-Presse on Saturday.

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The minister, simply appointed, brought about controversy by justifying on Friday her determination to switch her kids to the non-public sector by her “frustration” with “the bundles of hours” of educating not changed throughout the absence of academics at public faculties .

“My comments may have offended certain public education teachers, which I regret. I had no such intention,” she wrote, indicating that she responded “directly,” “with sincerity and transparency,” to a query requested.

” A fight “

“I know what I owe to public schools and their teachers. I will always be at their side, as I will be alongside the entire educational community,” she provides. “The French expect us to be lucid about the difficulties. And they expect us to act to treat them,” she says. “Last school year, 15 million hours were not replaced. This is a loss of opportunity for our youth and their education,” she emphasizes.

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“I will meet all the stakeholders in National Education in the coming days, to build together,” she assures. The minister spoke on Friday of her son’s education on the Stanislas college-lyceum in Paris, an elitist non-public institution, throughout a go to to a school in Andrésy (Yvelines), first journey as Minister of National Education to the alongside the Prime Minister and former Minister of Education, Gabriel Attal.