Hollande to abolish homework
- Published: 9 Oct 2012 at 22.57
- Online news:
French President Francois Hollande potentially won the hearts of thousands of future voters on Tuesday by announcing he wants to abolish homework.
Unveiling a new education programme, Hollande said school work should ``be done at school, rather than at home``, to foster educational equality because some students do not have support at home.
He also however advocated a return to the four-and-a-half-day school week from the current four-day week in place in most French schools.
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