¬†French teachers walked off the job on Thursday over what they say is the government’s failure to adopt a coherent policy for schools to manage the COVID-19 pandemic and protect pupils and staff against infection. Teachers , parents and school administrators have struggled as new testing requirements were announced on the eve of the return from Christmas holidays and changed twice since. “We had reached such a level of exasperation, tiredness, and anger that we didn’t have any other option but to organise a strike to send a strong message to the government,” said Elisabeth Allain-Moreno, national secretary of the SE-UNSA teachers union. Unions have said they expect many schools to be closed on Thursday and large […]