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  • Nov 25, 2011
  • 02:33 PM

No recess from French as Montreal schools to scan playground chatter

Graeme Hamilton / National Post
The playgrounds, hallways and cafeterias of Quebec’s largest school board will soon be French-only zones as authorities move to silence other languages, even during recess. In a bid to ensure its 110,000 students master French, the Commission scolaire de Montréal has announced a new code of conduct declaring French de rigueur at all times during the school day.

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