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Friday, July 02, 2010
Those Tough French Schools--Factoid of the Day
Via Mr. Beauregarde:
"40% of French school kids up to the age of fifteen have repeated a year at some stage in their éducation."
And, within living memory, French kids used to go to school on Saturday.