In many countries around the world, public education has its problems. Opinions often differ on how to solve such issues, though – and the furor surrounding a new law for French schools seems to be proof of that. Indeed, the French government’s edict has been met with criticism from some quarters, primarily because people aren’t sure that it will solve anything.
When Emmanuel Macron swept to victory in France’s last presidential elections, he did so as a reformer. In essence, his message was that he was going to clean up the system and bring prosperity to the nation by doing so. One of the measures his government has since taken, however, has left a few people scratching their heads.