With tough rules, a strict hierarchy and rigorous discipline, a school in Asnières, a suburb of Paris, wants to help disadvantaged children with immigrant backgrounds become better French citizens.
A recent report by the German Federal Statistical Office shows that in terms of education, employment and income levels, those with a migration background are much worse off than those without.
School curricula in Turkey and EU states Hungary and Poland have been trending more toward patriotism and religion, with less emphasis on diversity. Teachers and other education experts are voicing their criticism.
Polling stations have opened in Austria for snap parliamentary elections. A coalition of right-wing and far-right parties is expected after Sunday's vote, as Bernd Riegert reports from Vienna.
Nine public sector unions are engaged in a one-day strike to protest Emmanuel Macron's labor reforms. Schools, hospitals and transport are being affected.
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