Scenes worthy of a World Cup victory. In the evening of Thursday, March 12, the decision of President Emmanuel Macron to temporarily close all schools in the face of the Covid-19 epidemic caused outpourings of joy among many students across France. On social networks, some high school students have immortalized the moment when the President of the Republic announces the suspension of education. In reaction: shouts and songs usually reserved for sports teams.
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High school students in France are not on vacation, because the continuity of home lessons will be ensured. The National Center for Distance Education (Cned) has a platform called My Class at Home, for which “the headteacher” must communicate to parents and students “the address to connect to, as well as the registration procedures. Each student can then create their account”, explains National Education.