In mid-July, parents received a notice of fine for the first time because their children had missed class without excuse because of a Friday For Future demo. Now the city of Mannheim has revoked the decision.
Authorities had already threatened in April, and in mid-July the first school had implemented the threats: Four Mannheim families were to pay a fine of EUR 88.50 each – the reported .
The reason: your children missed two school hours without excuse in May. Instead, the students of the Geschwister-Scholl-Gymnasium were on a Fridays For Future demo and demonstrated for more climate protection.