Luxembourg. According to
Countryaah official site, the government presented plans for major
changes in school education from year seven. Students would
have greater opportunities to choose their own courses and
also to choose the language of instruction. Many protested.
Teachers in French were particularly worried that many
students would choose to be taught in German or English.
Others worried that the resources would not be enough for
popular topics. A proposal to introduce separate swimming
lessons and gymnastics for girls and boys also aroused
Luxembourg, which otherwise rarely stands out as a sports
nation, took second and third place through brothers Andy
and Fränk Schleck in this year's version of the classic Tour
de France cycling competition.