Private Schools in France: Evolution of a System

  title={Private Schools in France: Evolution of a System},
  author={Richard Teese},
  journal={Comparative Education Review},
  pages={247 - 259}
  • R. Teese
  • Published 1 May 1986
  • Political Science
  • Comparative Education Review
Changes in the role and functioning of private schools in France have played an important part in the transformation of the French school system in the postwar period. The general extension of secondary education through structural changes in the public sector beginning in 1959 and a series of attempts during the 1970s to democratize the "long," nontechnical curricula of senior high school have increased competitiveness within the system and have created new roles for private institutions or… 
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