Former mayor of Clichy-sous-Bois in Seine-Saint-Denis, the Minister Delegate for the City Olivier Klein had already experienced the device in his town.
The Minister Delegate for the City Olivier Klein said Friday on franceinfo that he wanted children to have access to a “trousseau» free school supplies at the start of the 2023 school year, by supporting group purchases by local authorities. “I want, with the Minister (of National Education Pap Ndiaye, Ed), to work for the start of the 2023 school year on a procedure which would ensure that, in working-class neighborhoods in any case, children have all their supplies“said Olivier Klein.
The device, planned for in a year, would concern “obviously working-class neighborhoods, schools in REP+ and REP (establishments concentrating social difficulties, Ed), but there are also poor children in neighborhoods that are not in REP or REP+ so we will have to find a proposal that is fair , fair, and that’s what we’re aiming to work on throughout this school year.added the minister.
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A device already tested
Olivier Klein, until now mayor of Clichy-sous-Bois, a popular suburb of Seine-Saint-Denis, had experimented with this device in his town, where pupils in primary school have “on their table all the necessary kit». «We could work on it, with the parents, with the teachers, because this kit needs to be defined“, he specified.
This makes it possible to help families in difficulty and to ensure that “all children have the same notebook». «There is not the child who will have Hello Kitty, the one who will have Superman and the one who will have PSG on his cover“, defended the minister. “The idea is to be able to give communities this fund to be able to buy outfits, and that each student, when he arrives in his class, finds everything he needs for the year.“, told AFP the entourage of Olivier Klein. The device is consideredat least in primary“, the inclusion or not of the college remaining to be decided, we specify to the ministry.
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