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    Comparison of Educational Policy in the U.S. and France

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    Compare the education policy, specifically the implementation of standardized testing in elementary education, between the U.S. and France.

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    The critical difference between the education systems of the United States and France is the focus on standardized testing in American schools. French students are expected to be contributors to society and French culture, while American students are primarily encouraged to perform well on high stakes tests to compete with students around the globe. The French education system has a more holistic view of the child as compared to the United States government, which uses test data to measure student ...

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    This solution provides a critical comparison of the educational policies in the United States and France, with a focus on standardized testing.