State Secretary Tom Davis surprised at fine photo classes

State Secretary Sander Dekker (education) is ' surprised ' the mother of two students that a school must pay damages because her children making the school pictures have missed.

He could imagine that the school against the ruling on appeal.

The school in the Hague the mother must pay EUR 500. The children were missing making the class picture because they were absent in connection with Eid al-Adha. The school has according to the Sub-District Court earlier this week distinction made between pupils.

Davis finds it "vehemently" that it has come to a lawsuit. Parents and pupils had, according to him, the case should finish speaking. "Don't go immediately to court", said the Minister Friday.

The compensation is according to the lawyer of the mother donated to a good cause.