Analysis: why is France keeping schools open?

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    Students in France returned to their desks on Monday, with schools allowed to remain open during the country’s latest confinement. FRANCE 24 international affairs editor Armen Georgian says while some coronavirus clusters can be expected to appear around schools, the government believes the benefits outweigh the costs of keeping schools open, especially for disadvantaged families.

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