Charter School policy (free, privately run, publicly funded schools). Editovat
Charter schools must have a specific focus.
Charter schools are not allowed.
Only non-profit organizations may establish charter schools.
Charter schools must be non-profit and have a specific focus.
Charter school funding, regulation, and development is left up to local governments.
Education for children under adult age. Editovat
Education is compulsory, but home schooling is permitted.
Education is entirely voluntary.
Education is compulsory and has to happen at school.
The age until which students, if education were to be compulsary, are required to be educated (limited between 16 and 21). Editovat
Higher Education Institutions Editovat
The government maintains a system of universities, vocational schools, and colleges nationwide.
The government maintains a system of universities nationwide.
The government leaves the development and funding of vocational schools and colleges up to local governments.
The government leaves the development and funding of all higher education institutions up to local governments.
The government does not maintain any forms of higher education.
The regulation of higher education Editovat
The government allows private higher education but regulates it to meet nationally set standards.
The government allows public and private higher education institutions to coexist with self-regulation for those that are private.
The government does not allow private higher education institutions.
The government does not fund any public higher education institutions, permitting only private higher education institutions to exist.
The government provides local governments with funding to operate higher educational institutions.
Higher Education Tuition Policy Editovat
The government subsidizes tuition only for students from families classified as low-income or poor.
The government subsidizes higher education tuition to a certain amount, the rest is covered by the individual students. This includes scholarship programs.
The government fully subsidizes tuition.
The government does not subsidize tuition, students must pay for higher education themselves. This does not include scholarship programs.
The government introduces means tested loans for higher education tuition, to be paid back by students after earnings reach a certain amount.
Pre-School education. Editovat
The government maintains a system of free publically owned nursery and pre-school educational centres.
The government maintains a system of free publically owned nurseries alongside heavily regulated private establishments.
The government maintains a system of free publically owned nurseries alongside unregulated private establishments.
The government leaves the pre-school education policy to local governments.
The government leaves development of nurseries to the private sector.
Pre-school education is private, but the government covers the schoolcosts of poor families.
Government funding for private schools Editovat
Private educational institutions receive no government funding whatsoever.
Only charter schools are given government funding.
Only religious schools receive government funding.
Government funding for private schools applies only to charter and religious schools.
All private schools, even for-profit private schools, are given government funding.
Private schools are given funding on a case-by-case basis.
The funding of private schools is the responsibility of local governments.
The education system. Editovat
There is a free public education system alongside private schools.
Education is entirely private and schools run on a for-profit basis.
Education is private, but the government issues vouchers to pay for the schooling of disadvantaged children.
There is a free public education system and a small number of private schools, which are heavily regulated to ensure they teach adequate skills and information.
Education is entirely public and free; private schools are banned.
Education is private, but the government subsidises the cost of it for everyone
Education is a matter of local governments.
Singing the national anthem in schools. Editovat
Children are never made to sing the national anthem.
Children are only made to sing the national anthem on special occasions.
Children are made to sing the national anthem at the commencement of school each day.
Children are not made to sing the national anthem, but are required to show respect when it is played at the commencement of school each day.
Sexual Education in schools. Editovat
Schools have an obligation to give sexual education at some point in puberty.
Schools should not educate students in sexual matters.
This decision is up to the schools themselves without government regulation.
Schools have an obligation to give sexual education at some point in puberty, but individual students have an opt-out option.
Educational testing policies in the public educational system. Editovat
Standardised testing is the primary means of testing the skills and knowledge of students.
Standardised testing is discouraged in favor of practical testing in the work field.
Standardised testing is secondary to student creativity.
Testing policies are left up entirely to the local government to craft
Local governments may craft their own testing policies, but all students must meet basic national requirements
The teacher's right to discipline children. Editovat
Teachers are forbidden from striking children and may only use non-contact discipline (detention, expulsion etc).
Teachers may use corporal punishment at their discretion.
Discipline levels are set by schools.
Discipline levels are set by local governments.
No forms of direct discipline are allowed.