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Revolt stirs in French school system

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/mar/25/france-schools-education-system

In advance of the French presidential elections there does seem to be a debate brewing on education. The Guardian piece above describes an experiment going on in a school which has moved away from the traditional French model of pure academic instruction and marks out of 20. It's an interesting read, but it's just a pity that the writer refers to the English adopting a French-style baccalaureate. This is simply not true and is careless journalism. You are left wondering if other claims in the piece are accurate. Still, maybe worth a look.

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