Oppositions accuse Amélie Oudéa-Castéra of “lies” in regards to the selection of personal sector for her youngsters | EUROtoday

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The selection of the brand new Minister of National Education, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, to ship her youngsters to personal faculty was not linked to issues of non-replacement of academics as she claimed, in keeping with data printed on Sunday by Libération and since denied by the minister. The oppositions denounce “lies” and demand his resignation.

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The controversy rebounds. The proper and left oppositions are demanding, Monday January 15, the resignation of the Minister of Education, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, responsible of “lies” in regards to the education of her youngsters within the non-public sector, in keeping with revelations from the each day Libération.

Promoted final week to Education, the minister instantly needed to justify the enrollment of her sons in a prestigious Parisian non-public faculty. The fault lies in “lots of hours not seriously replaced”, she defined. False, in keeping with the newspaper Libération, which explains this selection by a need to make the eldest of the siblings skip a category.

According to the each day, solely Amélie Oudéa-Castéra’s eldest son was briefly educated within the public sector, in a small nursery part. The newspaper reviews a sworn statement from its then instructor, in 2009, within the Littré public faculty, within the 6e district of Paris.

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According to this testimony, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra and her husband determined to ship their son to the non-public Stanislas institution, near their house, as a result of the Littré faculty had refused early passage for his or her son within the center part, judging The pupil remains to be too small. And not for an issue of absence, in keeping with this testimony.

“The Minister of National Education categorically denies the comments reported by Libération,” her entourage knowledgeable AFP.

Salvation of criticism

The data from Libération triggered a spherical of criticism from a number of political leaders, who’re calling for the departure of the brand new Minister of Education, who can be answerable for Sports and the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

“A lie that disqualifies her,” mentioned the coordinator of La France insoumise, Manuel Bompard, on franceinfo. “The lie is now added to the insult,” mentioned the secretary normal of the Socialist Party Pierre Jouvet, in a message on X. “The days pass and the lies accumulate,” additionally reacted the boss of the Communist Party , Fabien Roussel, additionally on X, including that “it is time to resign”. Just just like the environmentalist MP Sandrine Rousseau, who wrote on the identical social community: “We must leave now, Madame”.

At the opposite finish of the political spectrum, National Rally MP Julien Odoul additionally lashed out at these “ministers who happily lie like Amélie Oudéa-Castéra”, judging that she is already “discredited” and “that she should leave.” His colleague Jean-Philippe Tanguy insisted on BFMTV and RMC: “If the minister lied, I don’t see how she can continue her public action.”

When questioned, authorities spokesperson Prisca Thévenot commented on France Inter: “I don’t know if she lied, I’m just saying that she explained why her son was educated in the private sector.” Just just like the chief of the Renaissance deputies, Sylvain Maillard, affirming on Sud Radio that Amélie Oudéa-Castéra “was very clear” in explaining “why she wanted to change” from public to personal.

“Double fault, Madam Minister! This match is off to a very strong start!”, commented Guislaine David, spokesperson for SNUipp-FSU, the principle major faculty union.

The minister is because of meet schooling unions from Monday. “I do not want to go any further into the area of ​​personal life and private life. There are attacks to which I have tried to respond with as much sincerity as possible. We must close this chapter of personal attacks and personal life”, declared Amélie Oudéa-Castéra on the finish of a go to to the Olympic village of Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis) alongside the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin.

With AFP