May 28, 2020 / 4:01 PM / a month ago

France to speed up re-opening of schools: PM

PARIS (Reuters) - France will accelerate a plan a plan to re-open high schools and junior high schools across the country, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Thursday.

All schools were shut in March to contain the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. Primary schools have re-opened in most places, but high schools have lagged behind.

Reporting by Michel Rose; Writing by Christian Lowe, Editing by William Maclean

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