Mythbuster: French state schools do not have uniforms

This is no longer 100% true. One town is experimenting with a uniform – but it is not obligatory

Pupils returning to schools in one French town after last October’s half-term holidays caused a stir due to their sky blue-and-navy uniforms.

Unlike in the UK, uniforms are not – and never have been – obligatory in ...

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