Back to School in a nursery school in Toulouse (illustration). – Alexandre GELEBART / REA

EDUCATION the amounts remain at the same level as last year, between 363 and 396 euros per child …

the school allowance will be paid this year from August 18 ” more than 2.8 million families, “announced Monday the Ministry of social Affairs. This money helps pay for supplies for students 6 to 18 years for their return to the classroom in September

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The amounts have not changed since 2015 and are divided into three tranches following the age of the child: 363 euros for 6-10 years, 383 euros from 11 to 14, and 396 aged 15 to 18 years. The process to request the allowance for the first time must be made on the CAF website. The ministry provides improved device to “simplify parents’ lives.”

For children under 15, families already recipients of CAF will automatically ARS. Beyond 16 years, it is no longer needed since 2014 provide a school certificate, a simple enough tuition further confirmation on the CAF website

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To receive the allowance for school, you must have been in 2013 maximum of 24,306 euros for resources families with one child, 29 915 euros for those with two children, 35 524 euros for three children, according to the national family allowances Fund (CNAF). The amount of the cap then increases to 5609 euros per additional child