EDUCATION                                               France vs. America                      Funding           Grade #s...
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Cultural Investigation

  1. 1. EDUCATION France vs. America Funding Grade #s High School Testing Passing Course Years School Selection France Just under $83 Grade 12 -> High school is Baccalauréat Must pass Limited to billion Grade 1 3 years long. is given at the specific exams courses they end of formal to even take can take. schooling. the bac. America $69.4 billion Grade 1 -> High school is The SAT & American Can freely pick Grade 12 4 years long. ACT is given students have courses with a during to pass their few required schooling. classes only. ones. French schools are very different than American schools. The government funds education more than here inAmerica, education might be more important to the French government. The grade numbers are also different, ourgrading system is from grade one to twelve, while schools in France go the opposite way. French students also get to goto school for one less year. Instead of taking the test that affects college decisions during school, the French take their bigexam at the end of formal schooling. When it comes to passing school, the French have to pass certain exams to eventake the big test, while we only have to pass classes. American students have more freedom in choosing their high school

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