According to minister of national education, a "census" of staff on site will first be performed. The reception of students, "a few hours" per day is expected as early as next week.The minister of national education, Jean-Michel Blanquer has been outlined, Thursday, 14 September, a plan to return to normal education on island of St. Martin, which was devastated by hurricane Irma. Guest of show "Questions info" LCP-Franceinfo-The World-AFP, minister has referred to "first ensure safety of built environment and of public security" on each of schools, 18 of m (21) have been partially or completely destroyed in Saint-Martin.
" Everyone in every place, regains its functions, census of teachers, student census and beginning of activity start, "he assured, moving a reception of some students" can be at times, at beginning, two, three hours a day, " as early as next week.
The classes will be held in a first time in inflatable structures of army, with a priority given to classes of examination (terminal and brevet des colleges), according to announcements of head of State on Tuesday. The government is aiming for a return to normal for all students at beginning of holiday of all saints day.
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" What we have seen on site, and in particular in Saint-Martin, (...) it is a society devastated. (...). It can be compared to a war situation ", said Mr. Blanquer, returned from a trip to Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthélemy in company of Emmanuel Macron.
The minister, who has pledged to "go back" to disaster-stricken areas " at least once shortly [and] probably more ", has also regretted criticism by unpreparedness addressed to executive by a party of opposition on management of this climate catastrophe." re was debate, [a] commission of inquiry [parliamentary], this is great, we are a democracy [but] at time that you're helping, and to hear what kind of controversy is completely counter-productive. "