Ernest Renan school: parents of indignant students

The parents of pupils at the Ernest Renan kindergarten, in the Izards district, are taking on the municipal services accused of deteriorating buildings and sanitation. Several classes are still in prefab.

Outrage and concern have grown among the parents of Ernest Renan kindergarten students, located at 3 Chemin d’Audibert in the Izards district, who are constantly asking municipal services to provide “dignified conditions” for their children.

Classified as a reinforced priority education network (REP+) and welcoming almost 200 students aged 3 to 6, the school has a hybrid model with classes in a permanent building, others in prefabricated “where it is very cold in winter and very hot in the summer…”, says Sandrine Elliott, mother of a mid-market student.

The parents of pupils and their representatives have multiplied the letters to the town hall, the national education services and fear they have forgotten the big one of the renovation plan of the schools in Toulouse.

“We still don’t know anything”

“During a school council on March 8, 2021, the [directrice] clarified that a budget had been voted for a major renovation of the school and completion of the work by September 2024, the student parents’ representative recalled. However, it is May 18, 2022 and we still don’t know.”

The degeneration of the establishment is undeniable. To support the inventory and the photos reported by an inspector of the departmental directorate of national education (DDEN).

No “guarantee” on the renovation

The problem is not new. With regard to the renovation of the outdoor toilets – the students in the prefab buildings only have a water point in the courtyard –: “Demand has been taken into account, but not prioritized in terms of budget with regard to all the work to be carried out. on the scale of the territory,” reads a letter from the town hall, which was unable to speak last night.

Outrage and concern have grown among the parents of Ernest Renan kindergarten students, located at 3 Chemin d’Audibert in the Izards district, who are constantly asking municipal services to provide “dignified conditions” for their children. Classified as a reinforced priority education network (REP+) and welcoming almost 200 students aged 3 to 6, the school has a hybrid model with classes in a permanent building, others in prefabricated “where it is very cold in winter and very hot in the summer…”, says Sandrine Elliott, mother of a mid-market student.

The parents of pupils and their representatives have multiplied the letters to the town hall, the national education services and fear they have forgotten the big one of the renovation plan of the schools in Toulouse.

“During a school council on March 8, 2021, the [directrice] clarified that a budget had been voted for a major renovation of the school and completion of the work by September 2024, the student parents’ representative recalled. However, it is May 18, 2022 and we still know nothing.” The answer of Marion Lalane de Laubadère (consulted by the Dépêche du Midi), Deputy Mayor of Toulouse, in charge of education, to the deterioration of the establishment, however, in support , the inventory and photos reported by an inspector of the Departmental Directorate of National Education. The elected official acknowledges, implicitly in a letter dated May 12, a problem that is not new. On the rehabilitation of the outdoor toilets – the students in the prefabs only have a water point in the courtyard – it assures that “the request has been taken into account but not given priority to the budget with regard to all the work to be done at the scale of the area”. school? “We are studying the feasibility of improving the building before the end of the mandate, but we cannot guarantee it so far,” writes the loco-b urge master.

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