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French teachers and school personnel stage historic strike over inadequate Covid-19 rules

FRANCE24, 13 Jan 2022
An exceptionally united front of angry educators could see half of French primary schools close on Thursday as up to 75 percent of teachers walk out in protest over Covid-19 rules for classrooms. Scrambling as the Omicron variant surges, the government has changed the rules three times since children went back to school on January 3. But educators say the wavering and increasingly lax protocol leaves schoolchildren and personnel alike unsafe.

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