Casey Birmingham 2/8/11 Cultural Investigation France United States Kids start school very early. Start school at 7:30 or 8 Less days of school a week, but more 5 times a week and 7 hours a day. hours per day. Education is almost free at all levels. Education is not free. The grading system is from 0-20. 20 Grading system is 0-100. 100 being the being the best. best. Schools do not sponsor extra-curriculum Schools sponsor extra-curriculum activities, or hardly any. activities. Schools in France make kids start school very early in the morning, which issimilar to schools in the U.S, but we start school a little bit later. They have less schoolsdays a week, but more hours per day than kids in the U.S. Education in France isalmost free at all levels, but in the U.S. college education is not free. The gradingsystem is from 0-20 for schools in France. Twenty being the best. The grading systemin the U.S. is 0-100. One-hundred being the best. Schools in France do not sponsorextra-curriculum activities like schools in the U.S. do. Les éléves dans France á l’écoleplusieurs heures par jour. Les éléves dans France ne vont pas á l’école le mercredi. Unexamen de maths est trés bien en France.