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A banner reading 'Let us take time for our children' is pictured on... News PhotoAttending,Banner - Sign,Change,Child,Close-up,Crisis,Day,Education,France,Government,Horizontal,Paris - France,Placard,Protest,Protestor,Reform,Strike - Industrial Action,Teacher,WeekPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA banner reading 'Let us take time for our children' is pictured on February 12, 2013 in Paris while teachers demonstrate, as part of a nationwide strike day over the government's plans to make children attend classes five days a week, instead of the current four. The government recently issued a decree introducing a half day of school on Wednesdays for children 3 to 11 starting in September, while reducing the school day by 45 minutes the rest of the week. AFP PHOTO AFP PHOTO JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)