Sarkozy rejects retreat on university reforms

France“As France’s strike by lecturers and researchers passed its 15th week, it looked possible that students’ examinations could be postponed until September. But President Nicolas Sarkozy rejected any government retreat on the planned reforms, despite a call by university presidents for a moratorium; and the national coordination of universities reaffirmed its determination to continue the protests and reiterated that withdrawal of the reforms was ‘necessary to re-establish conditions for dialogue’ …” (more)

[Jane Marshall, University World News, 17 May]

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