Promenade Des Francais

Time to share a little vintage family portrait. This was my daughter Cécile's first trip outside of her native Franche-Comté; here she's with my wife and my father, walking along the Promenade des Anglais on Nice's Bay of Angels. In the background you can catch a glimpse of the world-famous Hotel Negresco.

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Teachers v. Parents: The End Of Tunisia's "Golden Age" Of Education

Violence against teachers, poorly received educational reforms, conflicts with parents: In Tunisia, the entire education sector is in crisis.

In a Koranic school in Kasserine

Frida Dahmani

TUNIS — In Sousse, a city in eastern Tunisia, students tried to burn down their school with Molotov cocktails. In Mahdia, a coastal city, an English teacher was dragged before the courts after having given an F to a student. In Ezzahra, in the southern suburbs of Tunis, a student stabbed his history and geography teacher after not being allowed to retake an exam for which he had been absent without an excuse. Another student exhibited female underwear in class to make his classmates laugh.

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