In a number of States is growing resistance to the Amendment to the basic law, article 104c. Already by the Bundestag adopted amendment to the basic law threatens to fail in the Bundesrat. The Minister-President of Bavaria, Hesse, Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia and Saxony announced in a joint contribution for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sunday newspaper, to vote against the Amendment.

you fear that the Change would violate state sovereignty. “We do not want unity school policy from Berlin. We want to preserve diversity and competition in our education system,” write Winfried Kretschmann (Green), Volker Bouffier, Armin Laschet, Michael Kretschmer (all CDU) and Markus Söder (CSU). “The countries want to allow a digital Pact. We want to find a better way to implement it”.

The Prime Minister, reject it, therefore, “starting in 2020, half of the Co-financing of Federal investments by the countries in the Constitution for all time to lay down”. This meant that “parts of the country budgets are at least subjected to, in fact, a Federal political will”, write in the FAS.

The Bundestag had agreed at the end of November on an amendment to the basic law for the partial financing of the schools by the Federal government. The current wording in the basic law allows such aid for cash-strapped municipalities.

the Change could be implemented a billion-dollar digitization program for the schools. As the first joint project of the digital Pact school is to be implemented with a volume of several billion euros. Schools should be equipped with Laptos, Tablets, and laptops eye. In addition, the data infrastructure should be promoted in schools.

in order for the Amendment to enter into force, must on 14. December, according to the Bundestag, the Bundesrat with a Two-thirds majority agree to it. The five above-mentioned countries to vote against the Amendment, this majority.

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