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A woman protests against the school refo...A woman protests against the school reform as teachers, assistants and parents demonstrate on November 14, 2013 in Marseille, southern France, during a nationwide day of strike to protest against the government's reform in the duration of classes and extracurricular activities, making children attend classes five days a week, instead of four in nursery and primary schools. AFP PHOTO / BORIS HORVATBORIS HORVAT/AFP/Getty Images

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A Marseille woman protests during a nationwide strike against French education reforms. Proposals aim to change the duration of classes and extracurricular activities, making children attend classes five days a week, instead of four in nursery and primary schools.