First Students Expelled Over French Law

Two Muslim girls who refused to remove their head scarves in class have been expelled from their schools, and two more risked the same fate Wednesday as officials began taking action against those who defy a new French law banning conspicuous religious symbols from public schools.Two girls, ages 12 and 13, were expelled from a school in the eastern city of Mulhouse on Tuesday night — the first to be expelled from French public schools under the new law, the Education Ministry said. Two 17-year-old girls risk the same fate when their schools convene two disciplinary councils Wednesday, said Gilles-Jean Klein, spokesman for the Academy of Strasbourg, which oversees schools in the area.Full Story

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