Gavin Mortimer Gavin Mortimer

France’s teachers are scared

Police guard the school where Dominique Bernard was killed (Getty Images)

Rarely has the publication of a book been so providential. The Teachers Are Scared was released in France last Wednesday, written by Jean-Pierre Obin, a former teacher who rose to become the General Inspector of France’s National Education.  

Two days later, Dominique Bernard was stabbed to death in his school in Arras.

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