While people all over the world are “occupying” their local governments, police have refused to intervene after a group of parents have occupied the Notre-Dame de Caderot school in the south of France, taking several teachers and the school headmistress hostage, Le Figaro reports. The parents are angry about the quality of education their children are receiving and aim to get one teacher fired, the paper reports. Notre-Dame de Caderot is located in Berre l’Etang in southern France.
“We are very worried that the pupils are falling behind in school. We think our children are in danger,” Christophe Planes, one of the parents, told Le Figaro. “That’s why we have decided to hold the headmistress and a couple of teachers hostage. We want things to change.”