News of the WeekFRENCH UNIVERSITIES

Reform Plan Seen as Halting Step

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Science  04 May 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5518, pp. 829
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5518.829b

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PARIS-- A sweeping reorganization of France's higher education system could soon give the nation's 1.7 million university students greater freedom to plan their courses and study in other European countries. But the proposed reforms, unveiled last week by education minister Jack Lang, have so far drawn a tepid response