Teachers in France oppose increased instructional time

Following his proposal to lengthen school weeks, France's education minister, Vincent Peillon, now is seeking to shorten summer holidays by two weeks. Both moves have upset teachers, who last month launched industrial action in response to the reforms. Supporters say the increased instructional time is intended to raise students' performance, while teachers say they are not being offered anything in return for the additional workload.

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