Belgium considers compulsory schooling from three years old

Belgium’s upper house of parliament, the Senate, has approved a draft resolution asking the federal government to lower the compulsory school age from five years to three. Only the far-right Vlaams Belaang (VB) and the Flemish centrist party CD&V voted against, while the ecologists Ecolo/Groen abstained. The Mouvement Réformateur (MR) party, which wrote the text, […]